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Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA PRN

Company: Resurgens Orthopaedics
Location: Gresham
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description


Under the direction of a physical therapist, the physical therapy assistant (PTA) is responsible for providing treatment and rehabilitative services to patients to help improve mobility and relieve pain and disability who have experienced injury or a disabling disease(s).


Some of the techniques that the PTA will use for treating a patient include:



Massages

Electrical stimulation

Paraffin baths

Hot and cold packs

Traction

Ultrasound

Assigned exercises



The PTA will provide skilled physical therapy services / interventions in accordance with physician orders and under the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Physical Therapist/PT.






Implement and modify the patient's physical therapy plan of treatment under the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Physical Therapist/PT.






Effectively collaborates within an interdisciplinary team to meet patients' goals.




Requirements


Must have earned an Associates degree from an accredited school.

Current state license as a Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA or proactively in the process of the application process for current state licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant / Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA.

Keywords: Resurgens Orthopaedics, Gresham , Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA PRN, Healthcare , Gresham, Oregon

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