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Pella Regional Health Center Physical Therapist Assistant in Pella, Iowa

Responsible for providing appropriate therapy and treatment to persons recognized as in need of physical therapy. Provides a wide range of services from assessment through therapy and necessary follow-up services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist and within the scope of his/her licensure. Assists in providing services to patients of all ages, children through geriatrics.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:

v Graduate of an accredited program for Physical Therapy Assistants

v Prior experience in the provision of physical therapy services preferred.

v Experience in acute, long term care and/or outpatient therapy.

v Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.

v High degree of empathetic listening, tact and kindness toward others.

v Ability to communicate well verbally. Must work effectively as a member of a team.

v Strong computer knowledge

v Ability to perform technical skills associated with procedures listed in this job description.

v Ability to work with independence and with minimal direction.