Sample Physical Therapy Assistant Job Description

Job Description

[Therapy PracticeX] strives to offer the highest quality of rehabilitative care to our patients. Our goal is simple: design treatment plans that work with patients’ lives, while giving them the information they need to continue their treatment for the months and years to come. We’re currently looking to add a Physical Therapy Assistant to our growing team. This individual should be experienced with implementing treatment plans and working alongside multiple therapists to accomplish rehabilitative goals. In addition, we’re searching for a candidate who is a natural motivator and can empower our patients to feel that better health is within their reach.

Objectives of this Role

  • Serve as a vital member of our staff in assisting physical therapy plans and procedures
  • Be an active listener with patients, their family members, and our physical therapists
  • Uphold our practice’s standard of excellence in all your work
  • View patients and their family members as individuals with a unique set of values, and respect those values accordingly

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Implement physical therapy treatment plans as directed by the managing therapist
  • Provide a safe rehabilitation environment that allows patients to focus on their individual health needs
  • Perform all duties in an ethical manner that aligns with the APTA’s professional Code of Ethics
  • Communicate treatment plans in a manner that allows patients to fully benefit from exercises and care practices
  • Document data on patient progress and communicate findings to the supervising therapist

Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates degree from an accredited physical therapy assistant program
  • PTA license
  • 1 year of PTA experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of PTA experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaker
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be a team player
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