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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)


Specialty: ID/DD

Job Type: Full Time

Location: St. Louis, MO

Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Description: Guardian Healthcare Providers, a leader in the healthcare staffing industry, is currently looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant for a full-time opportunity at a client servicing individuals with developmental disabilities.



The primary purpose of this position is to provide physical therapy services to residents by assisting in the assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation and provide accurate documentation and communication.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:



Provide physical therapy services to residents under the direct supervision of a physical therapist.

Assist in the evaluation process in the areas of gait, functional mobility and coordination or as otherwise directed.

Use skills to monitor patient status and response to treatment/care provided.

Assist the physical therapist in identifying problems and establishing short and long term goals as well as an appropriate treatment plan.

Provide patient care education to residents and caregivers.

Complete all required documentation in an appropriate timeframe to the supervising therapist for cosigning.



At Guardian, we set the clinical standard in quality care for staffing firms. We are committed to hiring the most talented therapists and offer opportunities to develop them professionally in a supportive environment that is well established. We get the best from our employees and are committed to giving the best back to them.



As an allied health professional with our company, you will enjoy significant advantages that can only be found with an industry leader. If you want to take your career to the next level, earn some extra spending money or simply want to work when you want to work, then we want to meet you!



We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:



Medical, dental and vision insurance

Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

Generous PTO

Life Insurance



Requirements



Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Current Missouri licensure

1 year of experience, preferably with individuals with developmental disabilities

Current basic CPR certification




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