Physical Therapist Assistant - Rehab - (PTA)

  • 400302
  • Rehab
  • 7/10/2018
  • 228 McDowell Street
  • Alturas, CA
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • Med Travelers
  • Temporary
  • $28.00 - $30.50*
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Physical Therapist Assistant - Rehab - (PTA)

The Physical Therapy Assistant serves as a member of the physical therapy team by assisting the Physical Therapist in the delivery of patient treatments and management of referred patients. The PTA provides documentation of treatment and outcomes, discharge planning and patient/family/caregiver education. Participates in administrative duties and PI; pursues professional growth; performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

1.Graduate of an APTA approved Physical Therapist Assistant Program and licensed by the State of California to provide PTA services. A PTA who has challenged the State Board examination and has been awarded state licensure may also be considered. 2. Experience in acute care, skilled nursing and out-patient physical therapy is preferred. A new graduate candidate may also be considered. 3. Demonstrates proficiency in performing physical therapy procedures and modalities and in assessing the effects of these 4. Ability to work with others, at all levels within the organization, and collaborate effectively. 5. Above-average interpersonal, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills. 6. Must be a team player to all departments, confidential of sensitive data, respectful of all other staff members, considerate of other people’s time, and accountable for work output.

Preferred Qualifications

1.Graduate of an APTA approved Physical Therapist Assistant Program and licensed by the State of California to provide PTA services. A PTA who has challenged the State Board examination and has been awarded state licensure may also be considered. 2. Experience in acute care, skilled nursing and out-patient physical therapy is preferred. A new graduate candidate may also be considered. 3. Demonstrates proficiency in performing physical therapy procedures and modalities and in assessing the effects of these 4. Ability to work with others, at all levels within the organization, and collaborate effectively. 5. Above-average interpersonal, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills. 6. Must be a team player to all departments, confidential of sensitive data, respectful of all other staff members, considerate of other people’s time, and accountable for work output.

Job Benefits

Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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