Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Dexter, NM

$52,000 - $70,000 a year

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Profession: Physical Therapy

Type: Full Time

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

 

MLee Healthcare has engaged the clinic to recruit a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to join their team. If you want to work for an amazing facility with fulfilling culture and work-life balance, then apply and come join the best team in healthcare!

Description:

A Physical Therapy Assistant supports Physical Therapists in helping patients who are recovering from injuries manage pain and regain their mobility. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Telemetry Nurses include (but are not limited to):

  • Observes patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provides results to the physical therapist in person or through progress notes.
  • Confers with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment. 
  • Transports patients to and from treatment areas, lifting and transferring them according to positioning requirements. Secures patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Monitors operation of equipment and records use of equipment and administration of treatment.
  • Fits patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches.

Qualifications: 

  • Associate degree or certification from a physical therapy
  • Current CPR certification and BLS preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and patient care skills.
  • Basic understanding of physical therapy and medical terminology.