Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: Shaw AFB, SC
Date Posted: 06-25-2018
Physical Therapist Assistant
 
About Us:
 
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.
 
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a Physical Therapist Assistant to support one of our government clients at Shaw AFB, SC.
 
Core Duties:
  • 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.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree
  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
 
Experience:
  • One year of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant after graduation.
 
License:
  • 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).
  • BLS Certification
 
 
Application:
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org or fax resumes to 210-568-4518.
 
 
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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