Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA - Full Time
Posted on Jun 17, 2019 by HCR ManorCare
HCR ManorCare the leading provider of short- and long-term medical and rehabilitation care is seeking a passionate and driven Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career assisting our patients in a time of need, then we are looking for YOU!
Our Physical Therapist Assistants are the cornerstone to HCR Manor Care s commitment to caring. Working in the health care environment can be very demanding, and it is our goal to provide the tools to help our Physical Therapist Assistants understand and commit to the philosophy that defines our culture. Our strength is not just quality of care, but also our quality of caring. We are seeking Physical Therapist Assistants who are as passionate as we are about ensuring that our patients and residents receive the care and support services they need and deserve.
As a team member at HCR ManorCare your duties may include, but will not be limited to:
- Assist Physical Therapist in treatment for the patient, and assist them with exercises and performing daily activities.
- Interview patients, perform a physical examination, and gain and update and medical history from the patient.
- Conduct manual exercises, assist patients in performing activities, such as daily living, functional, and devices to support recovery like crutches/wheelchair.
A PTA performs physical therapy programs under the general supervision of a physical therapist unless the state practice is more stringent.
527 - ManorCare Health Services - Arlington, Virginia
Graduate of accredited two-year Physical Therapy Assistant program and obtained a passing score on the National Physical Therapy Examination or licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with applicable State law.
Prior experience as a PTA preferred, but not necessary.