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Physical Therapy Assistant

Frontline National
Published
September 14, 2020
Location
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Category
Careers  
Job Type

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants for a full-time opportunity in Goldsboro, North Carolina.  Please apply online or contact a recruiter at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties, including but not limited to:

  • Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as directed by the physical therapist. Under supervision, administer such treatment as exercise, gait training, massage, whirlpool, hot packs, diathermy, ultrasound, paraffin, ice packs and traction. Instruct patients on segments of the program including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices.
  • Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment. Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities.
  • Observe patients during treatments and compile and evaluate data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and report orally or in writing to the physical therapist.
  • Fit patients for, adjust, and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs.
  • Confer with members of the physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients. Act as a liaison with medical staff and other therapists to facilitate problem solving and coordination of services. Act as educational resource.
  • Maintain and care for department equipment and supplies and storage. Maintain department records and files in accordance with facility policies. Perform coding of patient encounters and workload.
  • Measure patient's range-of-joint motion, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments or to assist physical therapist to compile data for patient evaluations

Minimum Qualifications:

 Education:

  • Graduate from a Physical Therapy Assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • One year of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant after graduation.

Security/Transportation:

  • National Background Investigation
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

Licensing and Certification:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from the American Heart Association
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapy assistant or possess current certification as a physical therapy assistant/technician as determined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday between 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM (40 hours per week)
  • No federal holidays required
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