Physical Therapist Assistant PTA

Tulsa, OK

Posted: 06/13/2024 Job Category: Professional Pay Rate: $50k+ DOE

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join an Outpatient Clinic in South Tulsa.

Hours: Monday & Wednesday (7am - 6pm), Tuesday & Thursday (9am - 6pm), & Friday (7am - 11am).

Pay: $50k+ DOE


  • Assist the licensed Physical Therapist in developing and implementing individualized treatment plans for patients.
  • Conduct therapeutic exercises and activities with patients to improve strength, range of motion, balance, and coordination.
  • Assist with the application of modalities such as heat, cold, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and traction.
  • Provide hands-on manual therapy techniques, including joint mobilizations, soft tissue mobilizations, and massage.
  • Instruct and educate patients on proper body mechanics, exercises, and activities to promote functional independence and prevent future injuries.
  • Monitor and document patient progress, including tracking improvements, setbacks, and changes in condition.
  • Collaborate with the therapy team to ensure effective communication and coordination of patient care.
  • Set up and prepare treatment areas, including cleaning and organizing equipment and ensuring a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Assist with the fitting and use of orthotic devices, prostheses, and assistive devices.
  • Provide emotional support and encouragement to patients throughout their rehabilitation process.
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards of practice and maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Stay up-to-date with advancements in physical therapy techniques, evidence-based practices, and regulatory changes.
  • Participate in continuing education and professional development activities to enhance knowledge and skills.
  • Adhere to clinic policies and procedures, including maintaining accurate and timely documentation.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as physicians, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists, to ensure comprehensive patient care.

Job Requirements


  • Education and Licensure: Completion of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program and possession of a valid state license or certification as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding of the human body's musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and cardiovascular systems, as well as their interactions and functions.
  • Clinical Skills: Proficiency in conducting therapeutic exercises, manual therapy techniques, and various modalities under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with patients, their families, and other healthcare professionals. Ability to explain treatment plans and instructions clearly.
  • Physical Fitness: Physical stamina and strength to assist patients in their therapeutic exercises, transfers, and mobility training. Ability to stand, bend, and lift as needed.
  • Empathy and Compassion: Ability to demonstrate empathy and provide emotional support to patients who may be experiencing pain, discomfort, or emotional challenges.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assess patients' needs, develop appropriate treatment plans, and make adjustments based on patient progress or setbacks.
  • Time Management and Organization: Ability to prioritize and manage multiple patient cases, maintain accurate documentation, and adhere to schedules and deadlines.
  • Professionalism and Ethics: Commitment to upholding professional ethics and maintaining patient confidentiality. Adherence to regulatory guidelines and standards of practice.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Willingness to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary healthcare team, including Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and other healthcare professionals, to provide comprehensive patient care.
  • Continuous Learning: Willingness to stay updated with the latest advancements in physical therapy techniques, evidence-based practices, and industry trends through continuing education and professional development activities.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Ability to establish rapport with patients, create a positive therapeutic environment, and effectively address any concerns or questions they may have.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Thank you for considering us as your potential employer. We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing this exciting opportunity further.

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