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physical therapist assistant (PTA)


Source: Job Bank

Location

Beaumont, AB
T4X0G4

Salary

$25.25 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Sports therapy
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic

Tasks

  • Assess patients' physical abilities
  • Carry out treatment programs, under the direction of physiotherapists and/or occupational therapists, to rehabilitate patients with various injuries or disabilities
  • Position patients for treatments by chiropractor or machine
  • Administer evaluative tests and procedures
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Assist chiropractor with patient health education
  • Plan physiotherapy programs
  • Select appropriate exercises, apparatus and manipulations
  • Connect treatment machines to patients, as directed by chiropractor
  • Assist chiropractor with physical examinations
  • Document patient rehabilitation progress
  • Process files and paperwork

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulatory Boards Examination
  • Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Area of specialization

  • Physiotherapy

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Work under pressure
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Attention to detail
  • Walking

Screening questions

  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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