AHMC Healthcare

Physical Therapy AssistPD

Posted Date 5 months ago(4/25/2023 1:25 PM)
Requisition ID
Anaheim Regional Medical Center
# of Openings
Position Type


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.


  • Administers or prescribes exercise programs/development of patient care programs as directed by evaluating Physical Therapist
  • Demonstrates professional competence and clinical reasoning in assessing patient's condition at the onset and through all phases of skilled physical therapy.
  • Routinely takes usual and special precautions relative to the age, medical history and condition of the patient, and the type of treatment being given.
  • Regularly reassesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progression towards goals, and the need for modification of treatment and/or goals.
  • Implements the treatment program through direct treatment of the patient.
  • Coordinates the treatment plan and participates in discharge planning with other health care personnel as appropriate.
  • Provides advice and education to patient and family.


  • Associate (Required)

  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Required)

  • BLS  (Required)

  • Acute care experience: 1 year (Preferred)


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