Under general supervision of a physical therapist, the staff physical therapy assistant is required to treat individuals, of all ages, suffering from disabilities due to injury or illness by the use of therapeutic exercises, physical modalities, and education as prescribed by a physician.
Shift Time Schedule: As Needed
The above wage range reflects the minimum, midpoint and maximum hourly rate for this position. New employees are hired between the minimum and midpoint of this range. The initial wage offered will be based on qualifications and experience.
Graduate of an accredited Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant program.
Minimum one (1) year as a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in a clinical care setting or home care required.
Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. May be exposed to infectious specimens, diseases, soiled laundry, lifting and handling of heavy patients, but potential for personal harm or injury to self or others is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed. Able to maintain emotional stability; must be in good physical condition to meet the demands of an active position, including extensive walking, moderate sitting, standing and lifting; physically able to perform CPR. External applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions, either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis.
Current PTA license and BCLS certification prior to delivering patient care. Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of valid automobile liability licensure.