Physical Therapy Assistant - Registered
Job Objectives: Provide therapeutic exercise and treatment to patients under the supervision of a physical therapist.
Education/Knowledge/Skills: An associate degree as a physical therapist assistant from an approved school is required. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.
Experience: One to Two years of experience is preferred.
Licensure/Certifications: Licensing as a physical therapist assistant by the Board of Occupational and Physical Therapy Examiners of the State of Tennessee is required. Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in CPR.
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