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Casual Physical Therapist Assistant

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


Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • 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: Associate’s Degree and current Michigan license as a Physical Therapist Assistant; BLS certification.


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


Working Conditions: Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.


Physical Requirements:   Constantly stand, walk, see/visual acuity, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.  Frequently sit, reach, push/pull, handle/grasp/feel, lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.  Occasionally lift/carry 50+ lbs.

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