Conducts a medically prescribed therapy program for patients involving exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity. Applies diagnostic and prognostic test results to muscle, nerve, joint, and functional. Directs and aids the patient in active and passive exercises. Records and reports patient progress.
Education/Experience: Graduate of a Physical Therapy curriculum accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and/or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the AMA. Current licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of employment. Minimum of one year recent appropriate clinical experience required. Home health care experience preferred.
Skills/Abilities: Demonstrates good clinical skills in the treatment of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal problems. Possesses good oral and written skills. Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.