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Physical Therapy Asst

Company: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Location: Allentown
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Provides care under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist. Teaches patients exercise for mobility, strength, and coordination; trains on activities such as walking with crutches, canes, or walkers; teaches massage; demonstrates the use of physical agents and electrotherapy such as ultrasound and electrical stimulation. Measures changes in the patient's performance as a result of the physical therapy provided.Education - Required:Associate's Degree in physical therapy assisting.Education - Preferred:Associate's Degree successful completion of clinical affiliations as required for completion of PTA curriculum.Experience - Required:Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:Ability to train and mentor others.Ability to work at various locations per diem.Must be able to provide safe, compassionate, and competent physical therapy treatments.Licensure - Required:Physical Therapist Assistant Upon Hire andDrivers License Required for Homecare/Hospice/Home based outpatient positions. Upon HireCertifications - Required:CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation LS - Basic Life Support Upon Hire andHealth Services BCLS - Basic Life Support Upon HireAdditional Qualifications:Must have current auto insurance at PA state minimum required levels (specific to Homecare/Hospice/Home-based Outpatient positions).

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown , Physical Therapy Asst, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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