Physical Therapy Assistant - Mitchells, VA

Worksite Location: Mitchells, VA, 22729
Pay Range/Rate: Please apply for details
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience:

Assignment Type: Contract
Start Date: 07/01/2024
Job Duration: 13 Weeks
Job ID: 32660

Shift Time: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: 30
Shifts Per Week: 3
Hours Per Shift: 10

Are you a Physical Therapist Assistant looking for a FRESH START? If so, we can help YOU! Cell Staff is a nationwide healthcare staffing company that has partnered with Correctional Facilities across your state to help them find AMAZING Physical Therapist Assistants. We’re looking for you to become a valued member of the healthcare team at our client’s facility!

PTA Details

  • Full Time Schedules

  • Some weekends may be required

  • 8 or 12 hour shifts available depending on the facility

  • Contract Position (flexible with shift availability is a plus)

PTA Duties

  • Provide direct patient care under supervision of a licensed physical therapist, assisting inmates with therapeutic exercises, functional activities, gait training, and other rehabilitation interventions to promote mobility and independence.

  • Assist in implementing individualized treatment plans developed by the supervising physical therapist, following established protocols and modifying interventions as necessary based on inmate progress and response to therapy.

  • Administer therapeutic modalities such as heat, cold, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound under the direction of the physical therapist, ensuring proper application and monitoring inmates’ responses to treatment.

  • Instruct inmates on proper exercise techniques, body mechanics, and use of adaptive equipment to maximize therapeutic benefits and prevent injury during rehabilitation sessions.

  • Monitor inmates’ responses to treatment interventions, including vital signs, pain levels, functional abilities, and adherence to exercise programs, and report findings to the supervising physical therapist.

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient care activities, treatment sessions, progress notes, and outcomes measures in electronic health record systems or other designated formats, in accordance with facility policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide inmates with education on injury prevention, home exercise programs, self-care strategies, and safe mobility techniques to support their rehabilitation progress and facilitate successful reintegration into the community upon release.

  • Collaborate with members of the healthcare team, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, and correctional staff, to coordinate care, share information, and optimize treatment outcomes for inmates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

PTA Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited educational institution

  • Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) by the State in which the position is located. The license MUST be in good standing

  • 1+ year of relevant Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) experience

Cell Staff Core Values

  • Create a team environment with a family spirit

  • Build Open and honest relationships

  • Embrace and drive change

  • Show humility and accountability

  • Be passionate and relentless

PTA Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Competitive Pay Packages


  • Travel Stipends are available for qualified candidates

Cell Staff is here to offer you something FRESH. We understand you have many options but there really is no one like us and we encourage you to find out why!

We can’t wait to show you how good “GOOD” can be!

Please apply below and one of our recruiters will reach out to you within 24 hours!



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