Overview

The County of Riverside’s – Riverside University Health Systems – Public Health- California Children’s Services division seeks a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team. Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, provides Physical Therapy treatments, documents all treatment services, assists therapist with case management of clients, creates home programs for patients, and maintains therapy gym and supplies.

A Physical Therapist Assistant must be licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant as determined by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Incumbents in this class carry out treatment plans including educating patients and their families in the therapy treatment plan under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. This class is distinguished from Physical Therapist in that incumbents in the latter class are responsible for physical therapy testing, evaluation, and treatment planning. Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, a graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program who has received written authorization from the Physical Therapy Board of California (PTBC) to take the licensing examination and perform as PTA License Applicant (LA) may assist in the provision of physical therapy services. PTBC requires that an incumbent PTALA must take and pass the licensing examination within 90 days of receipt of PTBC’s written authorization.

Work Schedule: 9/80: Monday-Thursday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm; every other Friday 8:00am – 5:00 pm.
Employee will share time between Indio and Palm Springs locations

Meet the Team!
To find out more about Riverside University Health System, please visit: http://www.ruhealth.org

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