Physical Therapy Assistant

Select Medical Corporation Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital

Physical Therapy Assistant

At Select Specialty/ Regency Hospital, a division of Select Medical, our specialty hospitals care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. We are currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our team. We offer an excellent network of career opportunities across the U.S.

Responsibilities

As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you assists directly and indirectly with the delivery of Physical Therapy services to include transportation, therapeutic exercises, and functional activities as outlined by treatment plan and in accordance with state practice guidelines

Other responsibilities of the Physical Therapy Assistant position include:

  • Implements treatment goals, plans, and programs as established by the Physical Therapist

  • Assists the Physical Therapist in carrying out the following therapeutic interventions designed to meet the patients' long term goals: Posture training,Strengthening exercise, Endurance/cardiac training, Balance exercises,Coordination exercise, Joint mobility and muscle lengthening, Pain relief, Functional skills training, Community re-entry training

  • Trains patients in locomotion using orthotics, prosthetics, or assistive devices such as canes, crutches, walkers, and wheelchairs. Demonstrates use of gait, belt, and safety awareness. Demonstrates proper guarding techniques.

  • Orders and instructs patients in the use of prescribed equipment

Qualifications

As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Other requirements of the Physical Therapy Assistant role include:

  • Valid state PTA license required
  • BLS required
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Physical Therapy Assistant

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