Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Jobs & Staffing

Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs & Staffing

Physical therapist assistants are consistently on the rise — and Club Staffing offers a wide variety of travel physical therapist assistant jobs across the United States to meet this growing demand.

Looking for physical therapist assistant jobs? Club Staffing offers exclusive PTA jobs in your location, with access to the nation’s top hospitals, medical centers and healthcare facilities, in permanent, local and travel assignments.

Hiring physical therapists? As part of the AMN Healthcare network,Club Staffing offers healthcare organizations with access to the largest network of physical therapist job seekers, as well as nurses and clinicians of all types, throughout the United States.

PTA jobs include working under the direction of physical therapists to provide treatment and rehabilitative services to patients who have experienced disabling disease or injuries. Among other assigned duties, physical therapist assistants are tasked with providing patients with massages, exercises, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, hot and cold packs, traction, and ultrasound, and must monitor and document patient treatment and response.

Working in a variety of healthcare facilities including outpatient treatment centers and clinics, PTA schedules may include part-time, full-time, night or weekend shifts, and the role itself may involve physical exertion (lifting and transportation of patients).

PTAs are licensed and have an associate degree from an accredited program. These education courses vary greatly throughout the U.S.; some require prospective PTAs to complete physiology and anatomy courses and obtain certification for CPR and basic lifesaving skills.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the full-time physical therapist assistant salary rate is approximately $24 per hour on average, although some PTA jobs may offer as much as $52,000 per year. Physical therapist assistant salaries will also vary depending on level of education and experience, as well as type and location of employment facility (general medical and surgical hospitals and nursing care facilities tend to offer the highest range of pay). All salary estimates are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved June 17, 2013.

Benefits package included with physical therapist assistant jobs from Club Staffing include complimentary, high-quality housing for travel assignments, as well as flexible schedules, qualified expense reimbursement and liability insurance. Comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage is also provided. While you’re between medical tech job assignments with Club Staffing you also have the option to retain insurance benefits for 30 days.

As a company of AMN Healthcare, Club Staffing connects the most robust network of seasoned clinicians and allied healthcare professionals with an attractive range of healthcare facilities. That means you get access to the PTA job seekers who best match your needs, and who are best qualified and prepared to advance the long- and short-term goals of your healthcare organization.

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