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Physical Therapy Assistant, Outpatient, Per Diem

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It's a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all-and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet - an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world.Position: Physical Therapy AssistantDepartment: Outpatient Physical TherapySchedule: Per DiemPOSITION SUMMARY:Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) have the responsibility of assisting Physical Therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures, as directed. They assist in all treatment including therapeutic exercise, massage, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, thermal modalities, traction and ultrasound. They are clinically skilled to perform advanced manual skills including joint mobilization, stretching, and taping to carry out PT specific plan of care. Ages of patients range from pediatric to geriatric populations. The PTA will document all progress and modify specific treatments appropriate to patient need based on the scope of treatment established by Physical Therapist, helping people with physical and functional deficits reach their maximum potential of independence. The Physical Therapy Assistant practices in collaboration with all other members of the interdisciplinary team, and participates in the department's educational activities and programs. Provides coverage to other areas within the Rehabilitation Department as needed.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION:Requires Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from an accredited institution.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:Work requires a current Commonwealth of Massachusetts Physical Therapist Assistant license or eligibility status. Current AHA BLS Healthcare provider CPR certification required.EXPERIENCE:1-3 years experience preferrEDIND123

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Boston , Physical Therapy Assistant, Outpatient, Per Diem, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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