Physical Therapist Assistant Needed in Stockertown PA

Stockertown, Pennsylvania Posted 2 days ago

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Category Therapy - Hospital - PTA
Job Type Contract

Soliant is working with a school district in the Stockertown PA area looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant to join there team in a school based setting.

Physical therapist assistants work under licensed physical therapists (PTs) to help people with physical injuries or illnesses of to regain range of movement and control their pain. Under the PT's direction, PT assistants help people who have lost motor function due to accidents, illness or age.

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Compassion: People come to physical therapy in pain, and will have concerns and doubts about their recovery. Physical therapist assistants are people that want to help those in pain.
  • Attention to Detail: Physical therapist assistants need to observe a patient's issues, and accurately report observations to their supervising physical therapist.
  • Dexterity: PT assistants use hands to move a patient's body and provide therapeutic exercise.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Physical therapist assistants will be working one-on-one with patients every day. They need to like working with people in close situations, be a good communicator and listener.
  • Stamina: Physical therapist assistants may have to lift clients, and spend much of their time on their feet. Strength and stamina are needed to do the job.
  • Requirements :

  • Must be licensed through the State of PA
  • Physical therapist assistant ( PTA ) education , obtained in a CAPTE-accredited two-year associate degree program, prepares graduates for taking the national licensure examination and entering the field of physical therapy with the required knowledge, skills, and behaviors of a PTA .

  • If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly or email your resume to the hiring coordinator Crystal Huff at Feel free to also contact Crystal Huff directly at 770-776-2109

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