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PTA - PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
Ref No.: 17-05195
Location: Oakland, California
Start Date / End Date: 11/06/2017 to 01/31/2018


Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA 

A well know facility in California is currently looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA to improve the lives of the people, serve through compassion and innovation in healthcare. 

The physical therapy assistant provides physical therapy services under the direction of the physical therapist and according to the physician's plan of care. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program
  • Minimum 2-3 years of working experience as PTA
  • Possesses and maintains current Heart Association Approved CPR certification.
  • Current certification or license as required by California law.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/organization requirements and is in good working order.
 
Benefits of working as an PTA for UNITED Nurses include
  • Personalized Compensation Packages
  • Weekly Pay
  • Healthcare Benefits
United Health Care Staffing, Inc (www.uhcstaffing.com) is a full service healthcare staffing company. We specialize in providing contract, temp-to-perm, travel, per diem, and direct hire personnel across wide spectrum of rehabilitation service providers servicing in the areas of Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, School therapy, Out-patient clinics, private settings, Home health and ADHC’s.

For consideration, please contact Nenita Gallarde at nenita@uhcstaffing.com