Physical Therapy Assistant

Job Type: PRN
Listing Exp. Date: 06/26/2017

Physical therapist assistants, sometimes called PTAs, and physical therapist aides work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. They help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain.

Promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist.

Administer treatment programs as established by Physical Therapists

Focus on providing the highest quality treatment for patients that allows for excellent patient outcomes

Assess patient condition using knowledge of basic biological and medical science

Propose treatment goals and objectives

Implement patient treatment plans with guidance from the Physical Therapist

Perform certain aspects of patient evaluation and interventions

Instruct patients on physical therapy interventions, modalities and home exercise programs

High school graduate or equivalent.  Licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy.  Licensure typically requires graduation from an accredited physical therapist assistant program and passing the National Physical Therapy Exam.

 

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Sreet
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-3869

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