Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant for Our Crestview Location

Hours: Full time opportunity. The outpatient physical therapy department is open Monday through Friday, 8-5, with a one hour lunch break. The candidate will be taking a full time postion with benefits. No weekend work.

Compnesation: Competitive compensation based on previous experience.

Physical Therapy Assistant Job Purpose: Promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist.

 

Physical Therapy Assistant Job Duties:

  • Contributes to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories.
  • Assesses abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities; and in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintains production objectives by noting current treatment trends; monitoring actual physical therapy services rendered to production objectives.
  • Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to policy positions concerning federal, state, and local regulations, and jacho standards; anticipating emerging issues.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances physical therapy and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Qualifications:

  • PTA experience in an outpatient orthopedic setting preffered; not required
  • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program (approved by the APTA)
  • Current and unrestricted Florida PTA licensure or eligible for licensure
  • Current CPR certification
  • Good organizational and communication skills with the ability to multi-task, and type efficiently for EHR documentation.
  • Self motivated PTA who enjoys continual learning, and feels confident working on their own, as well as side by side with the Physical Therapist.

 

 

 


 

Serious inquiries mail or email information to:

Mail to: Panhandle Orthopaedics
Attn: Mandy Watts, PT, DPT, OCS
710 Hospital Drive
Crestview, FL 32539

 

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Contact us by phone at:
850-398-8480

 


 


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Working for Panhandle Orthopaedics
Panhandle Orthopaedics is a clinic that emphasizes working with each patient on a case by case basis, striving to be the best in producible relief and return to function for each patient. Correction of movement dysfunction is integral for excellence, with attention to detail and dedication to concise patient education. We are looking not for an ordinary PTA, but an extraordinary PTA. Knowledge of overload principle and strength and conditioning principles a must.

Panhandle Orthopaedics is an independently owned/surgeon owned Physical Therapy clinic located in Crestview, FL. Will work under the supervision of one Physical Therapist. Expect to treat 13 patients per 8 hour work day. Exceptional working conditions. Please send credentials and resume/CV with all serious inquiries.