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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company:
Relevante
Location:
North Conway, New Hampshire, United States
Posted:
November 13, 2018

Description:

Job Description

The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for providing physical therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Implements patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Physical Therapist

Work with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement programs consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient

Acts as an assistant to the Physical Therapist when the Physical Therapist is performing tests, evaluations and complex procedures

Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the physical therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Physical Therapist

Qualifications

Must be a graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program certified by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Must be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required by the state of practice

Requires good organizational and time management skills

Requires good verbal and written communication skills