Physical Therapist Assistant
Posted on Mar 8, 2019 by ITH Staffing on behalf of Quality Life Services Henry Clay
ITH Staffing a national provider of Healthcare professionals, has an immediate opening for an Physical Therapy Assistant with one of our clients in Markleysburg , PA
This is a 90 day contract with an opportunity to renew This position pays $32.00 per hour, with an opportunity for overtime.
Job Duties: Provides direct physical therapy according to directions of physical therapist and in accordance with the physician's plan of care. Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance. Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle re-education, gait and functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training. Utilizes physical agents, including, but not be limited to heat, cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound, and massage. Observes and reports to the physical therapist and the Organization personnel the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in patient's condition. Instruct patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthodontic devices. Maintains necessary records; clinical notes and conference notes, which will be incorporated into the patient's clinical record in prescribed time frames. Participates in Organization Home Care Team Members meetings and Organization In-service Education Program. Performs other duties as assigned PTA needed 8 hours a day. M-F. 8.00 to 4.30 pm
About Our Client
Quality Life Services is the peri-acute Healthcare Employer of Choice for Western Pennsylvania. We recognize the value of a compassionate, highly driven workforce, focused on the care and safety of our residents. We provide our staff with a learning environment and the capability to grow both personally and professionally. We believe in focusing on and investing in our employees' health and well-being, time and future. Our staff are provided many volunteer opportunities, as well as an excellent work-life balance. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, Paid time off, and a matching 401k savings plan.
Quality Life Services employees come to work every day looking for ways to make life better for the residents. They pride themselves on the excellent care and compassion they provide daily. They are on the front lines providing the care, behind the scenes maintaining the environment, and working together to develop ways to be better, different and innovative.
Quality Careers. Quality Culture. Quality Life.