Receives and interprets requests or instructions for procedures from the physical therapist . Plans and implements specialized treatment programs and applies physical therapy procedures to patients under the general supervision of a physical therapist
Completes a preliminary review/examination of patient chart (including medical history), compiles and organizes pertinent information and develops/presents a patient profile to be used in assessing patient's status, and therefore safety, at each treatment under the direction of a physical therapist. Assists with or renders a course of treatment based on the assessed needs of the patient, developing progressive types of physical therapy treatment programs in consultation with a physical therapist or physician.
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Required)
Acute care experience: 1 year (Preferred)