Under the supervision and direction of the Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapy Assistant works as part of a team to provide physical therapy services. PTA will implement selected components of patient treatment, obtain data related to the treatment provided and make modifications in patient treatment as directed by the physical therapist or to ensure patient safety and comfort.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position can be physically demanding and often requires incumbent to stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, and stand for long periods. In addition, very heavy work of moving objects in excess of 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of item’s weighing 50 pounds or more. Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects. Ability to perceive similarities and differences in color. Eye-hand-foot coordination. Ability to move fingers easily and skillfully. Ability to perceive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material. Constant standing and walking required in working with patients. Ability to comprehend Doctors orders is an essential element of this job.
Minimum qualifications are any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and ability such as:
§ CAPTE-accredited two-year associate degree program;
§ Per NRS 449 and NRS 200, successful applicant(s) must pass required state and federal background checks.
§ Meet physical requirements listed above.
Deadline for applying: Position is open until filled.
The PTA qualifies for first day medical, dental, vision and life insurance and Mt. Grant participates in the Nevada Public Employees Retirement System. Sign on bonus and relocation assistance are also available!
Please contact Jonalee Roberts at 775-945-2461 ext 266 for more information or fax resume at 775-945-0725. Equal Opportunity Employer