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Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Summary: Promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist.

Essential Functions:

  • Records therapy, test procedures and results of such as required by hospital and department policy.
  • Communicates information to appropriate members of the health care team.
  • Able to functions independently in out-patient and in-patient care areas. 
  • Administers physical therapy treatments including physical agents to patients, working under the direction of and assistant to a Physical Therapist.
  • Administers active and passive therapeutic exercises.
  • Observes patients during treatments and compiles and evaluates data on patient's responses to treatments and progress.  Appropriately documents such in the medical record.

Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree and current Michigan license as a Physical Therapist Assistant; BLS from American Red Cross or American Heart Association certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  One (1) year hospital experience preferred.

Working Conditions: Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements:   Ability to continuously stand and sit (90% of time). Ability to reach with hands and arms. Occasionally lift and/or move to at least 50 pounds. 

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