Travel Physical Therapy Assistant - $1,430 per week

Uniti Med
13 weeks

Estimated Pay Package:

Includes both taxable pay and non-taxable stipends

Job Details

Uniti Med is seeking an experienced PTA for an exciting Travel Allied job in Gridley, CA.

Employer: Uniti Med
Discipline: PTA
Shift: Inquire
Start: ASAP (may be flexible)
Hours: 40/week
Type: Travel
Duration: 13 weeks

Travel Physical Therapy Assistant job duties

While job duties may vary depending on the facility you work with, here are some common Travel PTA responsibilities:

  • Assist Physical Therapists in implementing treatment plans designed to improve patients' mobility, strength, and overall physical function.
  • Guide patients through therapeutic exercises and activities, ensuring proper technique and providing encouragement to maximize benefits.
  • Monitor patients' progress during therapy sessions, reporting any changes or concerns to the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Document patients' activities, progress, and responses to treatment accurately and promptly in electronic health records.
  • Educate patients and their families on exercises and techniques to continue therapy at home and promote long-term health and well-being.
  • Assist in the application of physical agents, such as heat, cold, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation, to alleviate pain and improve mobility.
  • Prepare and maintain treatment areas, ensuring a clean, safe, and organized environment by adhering to infection control protocols and safety guidelines.
  • Transport patients to and from therapy sessions, ensuring their safety and comfort.
  • Assist in conducting patient and family education programs to improve understanding of physical therapy and the importance of adherence to prescribed exercises.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including Physical Therapists, nurses, and occupational therapists, to provide comprehensive care for patients.
  • Participate in continuing education and professional development to stay current with advancements in physical therapy practices.
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations, policies, and ethical standards in all aspects of physical therapy practice.
  • Provide emotional support and encouragement to patients and their families throughout the rehabilitation process.
  • Assist with administrative tasks, such as scheduling appointments, maintaining inventory of therapy supplies, and managing patient records.
  • Supervise and mentor physical therapy aides and students, providing guidance and support in their professional development.

About Uniti Med

Uniti Med provides career opportunities to healthcare professionals by aiding medical facilities to fill their staffing needs. As a traveler with Uniti Med you work with one recruiter creating a solid relationship that always has your best interest in mind. Your recruiter will be a true champion to provide you with a unique travel experience, place you in premier locations around the U.S., and match you to the right assignment for YOU. Who doesn’t love that?! Uniti Med offers competitive pay packages and a full benefits package for healthcare workers in the nursing, long term care, home health, radiology, therapy, laboratory, and cardiopulmonary fields.

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