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.