PTA, Physical Therapist Assistant- IP, Acute
Evaluates the patient's physical and functional status and selects the appropriate treatment program to achieve short and long range goals that are measurable and realistic. They perform periodic re-evaluation and adapt programs as needed. The therapist will use modalities, exercise and education to treat patients. They must also communicate with physicians, patients, caregivers, insurance companies and other staff. The staff in this department is friendly, outgoing, team oriented, enthusiastic, and experienced. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is team oriented, a good communicator, friendly, outgoing, willing to learn and has outpatient experience with strong manual skills.
Inpatient - Orthopedic including total joint replacements, multi-trauma patients, neurological patients including dedicated stroke unit, general med/surg population.
Patient Ratios: Inpatient - Varies depending on patients but roughly 12 patients/day.
Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy is required.
Must have or be able to obtain a valid OK PTA licensure.