Physical Therapist Assistant Job Description

Physical Therapist Assistant Job DescriptionPhysical Therapist Assistant Job Overview

We are seeking an experienced and licensed Physical Therapy Assistant to help assess, treat, and educate patients under the supervision of a physical therapist. The ideal candidate will be able to join our energetic and skilled team and add value daily.

Physical Therapist Assistant Responsibilities

  • Assist in identifying patient’s needs, educating patient’s about their care issues, recommending options, and implementing physical therapy techniques
  • Teach and guide patients in their exercises
  • Thoroughly document patient’s progress
  • Treat patients with compassion and empathy while helping them with their physical needs
  • Adhere to rules and regulations to maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Participate in educational opportunities and professional organizations to continue learning new techniques and advances in the field, and apply the latest research in work with patients
  • Adhere to HIPAA laws and respect patients’ privacy

Requirements for Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Previous work experience as a physical therapist assistant
  • Associate or BS degree in PTA
  • Effective communication and documentation skills
  • State Licensure
  • Exceptional knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Can pass background check and drug screening