PRN Physical Therapy Assistant

Cleveland Clinic

Lodi, OH

Job posting number: #7220392 (Ref:ccf19956566)

Posted: February 22, 2024

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Rehabilitation Services, the Physical Therapy Assistant is responsible for working with Physical Therapists to administer patient treatments and patient education within the standards of the APTA. Following an established plan of care, the Physical Therapy Assistant provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease.
  • Administers skilled patient treatments from Physical Therapy evaluation findings according to departmental policies and procedures to a varied patient population.
  • Adapts techniques and instructions as necessary to progress care, plan for discharge and provide patient/family education.
  • Observes and reports patient responses to treatment to Physical Therapist.
  • Serves as an assistant to the Physical Therapist when the PT performs tests, evaluations and complex treatments.
  • Maintains effective open communication with co-workers, physicians, and patients.
  • Communicates patient care activities effectively, including maintaining precise, informative, current, legible records of all patients being treated.
  • Schedules and coordinates patient care activities effectively.
  • Directs and supervises support personnel in delegated functions.
  • Achieves personal and professional development through participation in continuing education, in-services, and staff orientation.
  • Organizes work assignments and time without compromising quality patient care, to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • Assists in the development and monitoring of performance improvement initiatives.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Maintain s required CPR certification (BLS).
  • Follows hospital/system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate's degree in Physical Therapy.


  • Current license to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of Ohio. Maintains current CPR certification.

Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

Work Experience:

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

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By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7220392 (Ref:ccf19956566)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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