PTA - Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN

US-OK-Muskogee
3 days ago
Job Type
PRN As Needed
# of Openings
1

Overview

Summary of Essential Functions for the Position:

 

A Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (LPTA) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis

in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the

direction and supervision of the Registered Physical Therapist (PT).

 

Qualifications / Licensure / Certification / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

 

1. Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.

2. Two (2) years experience, preferred.

3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of Agency.

4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

5. Must have a current valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance and reliable transportation.

6. Must be flexible, innovative and possess good interpersonal skills.

7. CPR certified with American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

 

Educational Requirements:

 

High School Diploma or GED. Graduate from a two-year college level program approved by the American

Physical Therapy Association.

 

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

 

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes. Requires considerable

physical effort most of the day including kneeling, squatting, reaching, twisting, climbing, walking, exposure to

temperature and humidity changes and maximal assist in lifting and/or transferring of a 100 pound patient. Must

possess sight/hearing senses or use appropriate adaptive devices that will enable senses to function at a level

required to meet the essential duties of the position. Must provide evidence of annual TB test and other state-
required tests or examinations. Be able to tolerate exposure to elements including, but not limited to, odors,

blood, body fluids and excrements, adverse environmental conditions and hazardous materials.

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