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Requisition Number 17-0081
Post Date 4/12/2017
Employment Type Full Time
Location Kingsport
Department Rehabilitation
FLSA Non-Exempt
Title Physical Therapist Assistant
City Kingsport
State TN
Description The PTA will provide direct treatment services under the supervision of a physical therapist following the documented patient treatment plan. They will aid in the development/ coordination of intervention plans and adapt activities according to the needs of the patient as well as appropriately document treatment services.

Main Responsibilities:
• Adheres to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice
• Participates with physical therapist in developing patient treatment plans
• Administers a variety of exercises and interventions following the documented patient treatment plan
• Observes and records the effectiveness of intervention, and document patients progress
• Proposes modification of specific intervention procedures to physical therapist
• Coordinates treatment schedule with Physical Therapist
• Explains treatment techniques to patients
• Maintain a safe and clean working environment/and equipment
• Build quality relationships with patients, physicians/providers, and co-workers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified

Requirements Education/Experience/Knowledge:
• Graduate of an APTA accredited school of physical therapy
• Valid PTA license
• 0-2 Years’ experience
• Knowledge of physical therapy principles, theory, methods and their application in an patient centered environment
• Must possess good diagnostic and clinical skills
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records
• Must possess excellent communication skills
• Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • Holston Medical Group participates in E-Verify
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