Physical Therapy Assistant PTA

Artesia, NM 88210

Posted: 03/29/2024 Category: Allied Health Job Number: CMisak172

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) in Artesia, NM 88210. The PTA would be working perm/directly for a local healthcare facility and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40 hours per week.

Greater than one year of experience preferred, but new graduates welcomed to apply!

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

PTA Highlights

  • This position is a permanent/direct hire position - no temp/contract assignment involved
  • Schedule: DAYS 8am-5pm 
    • May be required to work occasional weekends
  • Rehabilitation Setting: Outpatient
  • The pay for this position is $52,000-$72,000 based on experience, education, and certifications

PTA Responsibilities

Job Summary: Physical therapy services are provided in response to a physician’s referral and physical therapist’s plan of care, in accordance with the laws governing the state of New Mexico, and within the scope of the therapist assistant’s 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.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to efficiently schedule and perform patient care independently

 

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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