Physical Therapist Assistant / Skilled Nursing / Van Nuys

Posted by: Denise Miller
Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
Van Nuys, Ca
Posted 5 years ago

Van Nuys, CA 

Position:   Skilled nursing facility in Van Nuys, CA seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant for a 13 week assignment with an immediate start date, with an option to extend.

Your specific duties as a Physical Therapist Assistant may include:

  • Act as an assistant to the Physical Therapist when the Physical Therapist is performing tests, evaluations and procedures.
  •  Implements patient’s individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Physical Therapist, providing individualized physical therapy treatments including therapy such as therapeutic exercise including aerobic capacity conditioning, balance coordination, agility training, body mechanics and postural stabilization, flexibility exercises, gait and locomotion training, neuromotor development training, relaxation, strength, power, and endurance training; functional training; manual therapy; airway clearance techniques; integumentary repair and protection; use of electrotherapeutic, physical agent and mechanical modalities.
  •  Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the physical therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.
  • Maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated. Administering manual exercises to improve and maintain function

Requirements: As a Physical Therapist  Assistant , you must be a dependable and empathetic individual with the ability to develop and implement functionally based treatment plans. You must also be flexible and adaptable in working with a wide range of people in a variety of environments. It is also important that you have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as a talent for motivating patients, family members and team members to achieve patient goals.

Specific qualifications for the Physical Therapist Assistant position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant curriculum.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as required in the state of practice.
  • 1 year of experience required (recent graduates will be considered).
  • Experience in a variety of settings a plus.
  • Additional specialized certifications a plus.

Benefits – Available upon qualification and request

CORE Rehab Staffing started in 2005 with two Physical Therapists who had a passion to utilize their skills to make a difference in people’s lives. Our company specializes in matching quality therapists with Travel, Per-Diem and long-term contracts around the country. At CORE Rehab Staffing no one is an empty name and number, everyone is a critical part of our team, and integral to our mission of providing exceptional patient care.

For more information contact Denise Miller at (888) 527-1740 x102

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