Physical Therapist Assistant- Outpatient Orthopedic- Part Time(20-29)-Gardendale Physician Association-Gardendale AL
at Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, LLC

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

Job Description

Gardendale Physician Association- is searching for a part time outpatient orthopedic Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA for our clinic in Gardendale AL. The Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA, under the direction of a physical therapist, will aid in a variety of patient care, including performing test, evaluations and help in complex procedures. We are searching for a Physical Therapist Assistant/ PTA that want to be part of a collaborative team that encourages the achievement of professional career goals and personal growth.  Join a rehab company who is improving quality of life for our patients by advocating exercise, nutrition, injury prevention and complete wellness.

Job Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • The Physical Therapist Assistant works with the physical therapist to implement patient’s treatment program.
  • Experience in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine preferred but not required.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA coordinates with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement activities and programs with specific goals defined by the patient’s capacity and tolerance and in accordance with physical therapist plan and physician orders.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant/ PTA, under the guidance of the physical therapist, will work with and instruct family members and caregivers of the patient on their treatment plan and how to implement that program at home.
  • Educate patients about the bio-mechanics of their body’s natural movement to prevent additional injury and to promote wellness.
  • Requirements include:
  • Current state license as a Registered Physical Therapist Assistant or actively in the application process.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, kneel and lift heavy objects.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Must have graduated from an accredited physical therapy assistant program.
  • We offer an exceptional base salary along with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K, PTO, short and long term disability, continuing education reimbursement, and more.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Please do not contact facility direct.



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About Us

Drayer Physical Therapy Institute ®, LLC (DPTI) is a Hummelstown, Pennsylvania based company and a leading owner and operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics in the United States. Founded in 2002 with a single center in Bel Air, Maryland, DPTI quickly grew to deliver physical therapy services through an expanding network of over 130 clinics in sixteen states.

We are a company that prides ourselves on providing high-quality patient centered care, and positive work environments for our staff. We also feel a responsibility to give back to the communities around us.

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