Resurgens Orthopaedics

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

    Job Location US-GA-Cumming
    Job ID
    2018-2947
  • Overview

    Under the direction of a physical therapist, the physical therapy assistant (PTA) is responsible for providing treatment and rehabilitative services to patients to help improve mobility and relieve pain and disability who have experienced injury or a disabling

    disease(s).

     

    Responsibilities

    Some of the techniques that the PTA will use for treating a patient include:

    • Massages
    • Electrical stimulation
    • Paraffin baths
    • Hot and cold packs
    • Traction
    • Ultrasound
    • Assigned exercises

    The PTA will provide skilled physical therapy services / interventions in accordance with physician orders and under the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Physical Therapist/PT.

     

    Implement and modify the patient's physical therapy plan of treatment under the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Physical Therapist/PT.

     

    Effectively collaborates within an interdisciplinary team to meet patients' goals.

     

    Qualifications

    • Must have earned an Associates degree from an accredited school.
    • Current state license as a Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA or proactively in the process of the application process for current state licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant / Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA.
    • Current CPR certification.

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