Physical Therapy Assistant PTA PRN

Located in: Saint Petersburg, FL

If you take pride in your work and want to help people achieve their long-term goals, then we want you to join our team at Dynamic Rehab! We are a rehabilitation and skilled nursing center known for its commitment to enhance every patient’s quality of life. At Dynamic Rehab our main goal is to help our patients and employees achieve their highest potential. We believe that for our patients to receive the best possible rehabilitation, our employees must be happy and enthusiastic about their roles. Therefore, we offer our employees an extensive selection of high quality benefit programs at low costs as part of our commitment to create a workplace where employee satisfaction is a priority.

Shore Acres one of our SNF’s  is seeking a hardworking and diligent Physical Therapist Assistant to help our physical therapists provide treatment that improves patient mobility, relieves pain and prevents or lessens the physical disabilities of patients. As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will be working alongside experienced physical therapists in a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide patients with the ability to exercise, receive instruction and experience therapeutic methods such as electrical stimulation, mechanical traction and ultrasound. A large part of your job as a Physical Therapist Assistant is to help make therapy sessions more productive, engaging and generally less stressful for both the patient and the physical therapist. If you are passionate about helping people and believe that you have the potential to be an excellent Physical Therapist Assistant, then Dynamic Rehab may be the best choice for you!


Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA


Job Responsibilities

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, one of your duties will be to record the patient’s responses to treatments and report the outcome of each treatment to the physical therapist. You will keep the treatment area clean and organized and instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist parents as they practice exercises and functional activities. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Preparing for each patient’s therapy
  • Assisting in the transportation of patients when moving to or from a treatment area
  • Ordering depleted supplies
  • Answering the phone
  • Filling out insurance forms and other paperwork
  • Reading patient evaluations
  • Being very familiar with the Plan of Care the physical therapist set in place for any given patient and, if need be, relaying any concerns about the Plan of Care
  • Administering balance and muscle strength tests

Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA


Job Requirements

As a Physical Therapy Assistant with Dynamic Rehab, you must be open to work with psychiatric patients such as those with Alzheimer’s disease. It is imperative that you have excellent verbal and written communication skills with coworkers, patients and family members. You must also be compassionate, caring and truly want to help your patients achieve their maximum physical potential and level of independence. Additional requirements include:

  • Being a graduate from an accredited PTA school and being PTA Certified
  • Being a professional and ethical team player
  • Being CPR certified
  • Possessing basic knowledge in all the modalities
  • Understanding how a goniometer and dynamometer operate
  • Ability to assist in the lifting, pulling and/or pushing or patients

Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA