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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company name
United Solutions and Services, LLC

Location
Edwards, CA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Physical Therapy

Posted on
Jul 30,2019

Valid Through
Nov 12,2019

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Concentric Methods is seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team.  This position is contingent upon contract award.

Job Duty

Physical Therapy Assistant promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as directed by the physical therapist

Under supervision, administer such treatment as exercise, gait training, massage, whirlpool, hot packs, diathermy, ultrasound, paraffin, ice packs and traction

Instruct patients on segments of the program including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, braces and prosthetic appliances and devices

Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment. Instruct, motivate and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities

Observe patients during treatments and compile and evaluate data on patient's responses to treatments and progress and report orally or in writing to the Physical Therapist

Fit patients for, adjust and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, walkers and wheelchairs

Confer with members of the physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying and coordinating treatment programs

Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients

Other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

Shift Type

Job Type

Full-time

Date Needed By

Salary Grade

Job Requirements

Strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail

Self-motivated with minimal oversight

Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Travel may be required

Education and/or Experience

Associates Degree

Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

One year of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant after graduation

Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapy assistant or possess current certification as a physical therapy assistant/technician as determined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986

Cape Fox Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates provide equal employment opportunities to all persons and prohibit employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, or sexual orientation. Cape Fox Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates offer preference to Cape Fox Corporation shareholders, descendants and other Native Americans pursuant to Public Law 100-241

Category

Healthcare

Career Level

Entry Level

Location

Edwards Air Force Base, CA - Edwards AFB, CA 93524 US (Primary)

Education

Associate's Degree

Company info

United Solutions and Services, LLC
Website : http://www.us2llc.com/

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