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.
- Graduate of an approved accredited school for Physical Therapist Assistants with Associates Degree.
- New graduates are accepted for this position although experience is preferred.
- Must have current PTA license issued by Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
- CPR (American Heart Association)