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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.


Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Current Missouri licensure

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