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Physical Therapy Assistant (PRD)

18636

Commonwealth Health Corporation
Bowling Green, KY

CHC Commonwealth Rehab Group - MCBG

Per Diem

First Shift

Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, performs treatments and provides exercise instruction and demonstration for patients.  Assists the Physical Therapist during patient testing, evaluations, and complex procedures.  Carries out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as determined by evaluation by a Physical Therapist.  Instructs patients on segments of the program, including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, canes, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices.  Conducts services in a variety of CHC settings including acute care, outpatient, home health, skilled nursing facility, etc.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Work Experience:  

Healthcare experience preferred.

 

Education & Training:

Successful completion of a physical therapy assistant program at a school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.

 

Licensure/Certification:

Currently holds a Physical Therapy Assistant certification (active or temporary) issued by Commonwealth of Kentucky.