phys therapist asst
hr use only:visual acuity to observe patient\'s gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
job responsibilities: under the supervision of a licensed phyiscal therapist, administers patient centered physical thearpy treatment incorporating evidence based practice and skilled techniques to achieve optimal functional outcomes.
category:allied health. other duties as assigned. must be a graduate of a physical therapy assitsant program accredited by the american physical therapy association.education: associates degree or certificate required. sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse. abiilty to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families. ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient\'s arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program. ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 leonard matheson & ministry of labor.
experience: experience in the clinical area preferred.
licensure/certification/registration: current ohio licesnure as a physical therapy assistant bls for heathlcare provdiers
phyiscal requierments: ability to walk and clmib stiars witohut assitsive deivce and to maitnain balnace desipte sudden load in order to support patient from falling. caregivers, clients, provides education on physical therapy related subjects to patients, hospital personnel and the community.acts as a clinical instructor or participates in the education and evaluation of students. organizes and implements individualized therapeutic programs with patient/family, incorporating evidence based practice, plans.acts as a resource for volunteers and observers. ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient\'s description of symptoms and response to treatment. adolescents, physical therapy assistant - mentor
hospital:cleveland clinic main campus & family health centers
facility:cleveland clinic foundation (main campus)
department:sports pt hospital outpatient
hours:8am - 5pm, children, adults, varies
summary: under supervision of a licensed physical therapist, administers physical therapy services for patients including infants, and geriatrics.communicates and documents patient progress and response to treatment, effectively observes.