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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company:
Frontline National
Location:
Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
Posted:
November 05, 2018
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Description:

Frontline National is currently seeking Physical Therapy Assistants for full time opportunities near Bossier City, Louisiana. Please apply online or contact a recruiter directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as directed by the physical therapist. Under supervision, administer such treatment as exercise, gait training, massage, whirlpool, hot packs, diathermy, ultrasound, paraffin, ice packs and traction. Instruct patients on segments of 3 the program including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices.

Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment. Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities.

Observe patients during treatments and compile and evaluate data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and report orally or in writing to the physical therapist.

Fit patients for, adjust, and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, walkers, andwheelchairs.

Confer with members of the physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients..

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Completion of the following:

Graduate with an Associate’s Degree from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Experience: Candidates must have the following experience:

Must have minimum of one (1) year experience after graduation

Security:

National Background Investigation

Must have reliable transportation to and from site

License/Certification and Training:

Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapy assistant or possess current certification as a physical therapy assistant/technician as determined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Basic Life Support from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Schedule:

Monday to Friday between 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM