Physical Therapist Assistant I
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Burke County, NC

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**Only Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants will be considered **

PT Assistants conduct resident treatments established by a licensed Physical Therapist. PT Assistants instruct and train JIRDC staff on patient/resident handling, gait, and mobility as delegated by the PT. This instruction is appropriate to the level of the PTA. The PTA is required to complete appropriate documentation and records of work activities in a timely manner. PTA’s work under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Graduation from an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program; knowledge and application of physical therapy principles, techniques, methods, modalities, functional anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics; Ability to provide effective documentation for treatments and follow treatment plan as outlined by the Physical Therapist. Ability to provide instruction to staff and provide in-services on subjects as it relates to Physical Therapy. Perform related duties as required and assigned to the position.

Physical Requirements (ADA) :
Occasional lifting greater than 40 lbs, moderate walking, fine motor skills for data entry, visual skills for data entry, adequate balance and motor skills to assist adult residents in motor activities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of North Carolina.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Applicants must document on the application their knowledge skills and abilities as well as all related work experience to the position for which they apply. Resumes may be attached but will not be used to qualify experience and/or education. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. On line a pplications must be submitted to the appropriate Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214. Applicants seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority. Lynn Whisnant Recruitment Specialist 828-438-6552 J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center Please visit our website at www.jirdc.org for additional information regarding our facility.

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