Physical Therapy Assistant (Grand Canyon/Williams)

North Country HealthCare AZ

About the organization

North Country HealthCare is transforming healthcare for rural Arizona as a Primary Care, Federally Qualified Teaching Health Center. We provide Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Dental, Physical Therapy, and Behavioral Health services to the under-served population throughout northern Arizona. We believe in practicing integrative care in an inclusive culture. We treat some of the most vulnerable rural populations in the United States while supporting North Country's mission. We are proud of our Family Medicine Physician Residency, our medical education programs, and our passionate team.

Duties

North Country Health Care is seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant for our Grand Canyon and Williams Clinic. The PTA will promote and maintain our patients health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist. The PTA will provide quality physical therapy services for a variety of patients based on treatment plans established by supervising therapists.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Contributes to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives.
Assess patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories.
Assess abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results.
Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual techniques; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities; and in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes and prostheses.
Instructs, educates and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information, promoting wellness and health maintenance, and updating home exercise programs as needed.

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Qualifications

Education and Experience

Accredited associate's degree program, and active PTA license or certification.

Salary

$47,800 - 55,400 per year

Application instructions

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://northcountryhealthcare.isolvedhire.com/jobs/980633-107450.html

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