Physical Therapy Assistant

Artesia, NM 88210

Posted: 05/15/2024 Category: Allied Health Job Number: CMisak219

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring Physical Therapy Assistant in Artesia, NM 88210. The Physical Therapy Assistant would be working for a local healthcare facility and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week. Must be eligible for current licensure with the New Mexico State Physical Therapy Board.

If you are interested in this Physical Therapy Assistant position, please contact Corrin Misak at cmisak@alinestaffing.com or (586) 710-7958.

 

PTA Highlights

  • The pay for this position is $52,000-$72,000 based on experience and qualifications
  • This position is permanent/direct hire opportunity 
  • The required availability is for Days 8am-5pm
    • May be required to work occasional weekends
  • Rehabilitation Type: Primarily Outpatient with minimal inpatient float

    • Bed Size: 50-149

PTA Responsibilities

  • Job Summary: Physical therapy services are provided in response to a physicians referral and physical therapists plan of care, in accordance with the laws governing the state of New Mexico, and within the scope of the therapist assistants training, knowledge, and experience. This may include, but is not limited to, treatment of functional mobility, motor function, muscular strengthening, sensation, wounds, ambulation, balance, social, and environmental needs. Direct patient care is provided to individuals of all ages, as his or her caseload demands. Physical therapist assistants will assist in coordinating and providing patient and family education, and execute effective physical therapy services as appropriate. Therapist assistants will consult and coordinate with interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive treatment. The employee will participate in educational programs, quality improvement, and program development. Non-patient responsibilities are to be completed as assigned. Therapist assistants will pursue continued education opportunities and educational goals in addition to assisting with the marketing of physical therapy services.
  • Providing skilled treatment of functional mobility, motor function, muscular strengthening, sensation, wounds, ambulation, balance, social, and environmental needs

  • Following an appropriate plan of care that includes measurable functional goals while considering patients psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs

     

  • Providing clear documentation that meets APTA guidelines and billing for appropriate charges in a timely manner

     

  • Perform family/caregiver/patient education to increase independence upon discharge.

PTA Requirements

  • Education: Graduate of nationally-accredited PTA program
  • Work Experience: Greater than one year of experience preferred, but new graduates welcomed to apply

  • License/Certification: Must be eligible for current licensure with the New Mexico State Physical Therapy Board. BLS required before employment begins.

 

If you think this Physical Therapy Assistant position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!

Corrin Misak – Staffing Manager II

cmisak@alinestaffing.com or (586) 710-7958

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