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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: tmc
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Haven Health of Sierra VistaNew Grads Welcome to Apply!TMC is a therapy provider that brings physical, occupational, and speech therapy services to long term care providers. We are growing and looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant to join the team. We want a PTA that believes in the benefits of physical therapy and has a passion for what they do. Giving back is at the core of everything we do. TMC is committed to our team members, helping them enhance skills, remain current on regulations, stay up to date on innovative technology, and advance their personal and professional growth.If you are looking for an opportunity where you can see your career grow and be part of something incredible, TMC is the place for you. We take pride in offering growth opportunities as we seek leadership within our current teams. TMC is also committed to a culture of caring, not just for those we serve, but for our own team members.Your career with us means:Pay Range: $32 - $35 per hour.Flexible Scheduling.13 Days of PTO and 6 Paid Holidays.Internal Growth and Leadership Opportunities.Mental Wellbeing Support Program.Health, Dental, and Vision.Retirement benefits (including 401k company match).With TMC, Physical Therapy Assistant don't just make a living; they make a difference. Come be part of something bigger than a job!Responsibilities:As a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), you are an integral part of the rehabilitation team, working under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist to help patients regain movement, alleviate pain, and restore function following injury, illness, or surgery. Here's an outline of the primary responsibilities of a Physical Therapist Assistant:Patient Care Implementation: Assist in the implementation of treatment plans developed by the physical therapist to address patients' specific rehabilitation goals and functional needs.Therapeutic Exercise and Activities: Lead patients through prescribed exercises and therapeutic activities designed to enhance their physical function and promote recovery. Physical Therapist Assistants instruct patients on proper exercise techniques, monitor their progress, and provide feedback to ensure safe and effective participation.Modalities and Physical Agents: Physical Therapist Assistants ensure the proper application of various treatment modalities, monitor patient responses, and adjust treatment parameters as necessary to optimize therapeutic outcomes.Patient and Family Education: Physical Therapist Assistants educate patients and their families on injury prevention strategies, proper body mechanics, and techniques for managing pain and discomfort.Progress Monitoring and Reporting: Monitor patients' responses to treatment interventions, documenting their progress and any changes in functional status or treatment tolerance. Physical Therapist Assistants communicate regularly with the supervising physical therapist, providing updates on patient progress and collaborating on adjustments to the treatment plan as needed.Qualifications:Degree in an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant programCurrent license/certification in the state of practiceTMC is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: tmc, Sierra Vista , Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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