Physical Therapist Assistant - PRN

Parma, OH

As a physical therapist assistants, sometimes called PTAs, you will work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. PTA will help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with all HIPAA and OSHA regulations and policies.
  • Observe patients before, during, and after therapy, noting patient status and reporting it to a physical therapist.
  • Help patients do specific exercises as part of the plan of care.
  • Treat patients using a variety of techniques, such as massage and stretching.
  • Use devices and equipment, such as walkers, to help patients.
  • Educate a patient and family members about what to do after treatment.
  • Clean treatment areas and set up therapy equipment.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Ability to read and comprehend patient information.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledge with aquatic therapy.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must hold a valid license in the State of Ohio as a Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Must have reliable transportation and show proof of auto insurance

Environmental/Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an open are with other PT’s and PTA’s. Work may be stressful at times.

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Bend, twist and lift to assist a patient.
  • Coordination, balance, and strength to safely guard and protect a patient.