Assists a Physical Therapist with a patient's rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility. The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) assists the Physical therapists in the delivery of patient care by providing treatment to patients as determined by the Plan of Care created by the Physical Therapist that fall within the scope and documented competencies of the individual PTA; Assists other personnel with procedures that might require additional assistance; maintains regulatory compliance with any supervision requirements, and completes all necessary documention and billing within timeframes consistent with standards of practice and AZ statutes; performs other duties as assigned.
Essential FunctionsTo perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Supports therapist in assessing the condition of patients, planning treatment programs, preparing treatment schedules and keeping records on the progress of treatment.
Assists with therapeutic procedures or administering procedures under a therapist's supervision. Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing. Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.