Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
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Travel Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in North Carolina

Physical Therapist Assistants (also referred to as Physical Therapy Assistants or PTA) are in demand in many areas of the United States, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts much faster than average job growth over the next several years. Travel Physical Therapist Assistant jobs are found in hospitals, home health agencies, rehabilitation units, and privately-owned physical therapy practices. Job descriptions for Physical Therapist Assistants typically focus on their role in working with Physical Therapists to help patients improve their movement, strength, and function, which have been impaired because of injury, surgery, illness, or disability. Apply today to land your perfect Travel Physical Therapist Assistant job.

Travel Physical Therapist Assistant Job Responsibilities & Salary

Physical Therapist Assistants implement therapeutic interventions (such as exercises) that are part of the plan of care developed by a Physical Therapist. These interventions are designed to help patients who have had surgical procedures or experienced an injury and those with medical conditions such as joint, neurological, pulmonary, or cardiac disease. Job responsibilities for Physical Therapist Assistants typically include documentation of interventions and communicating the patient’s progress to the Physical Therapist. The American Physical Therapy Association offers Advance Proficiency Pathways, which helps Physical Therapist Assistants build their skills in a specialty. The average annual salary for Physical Therapist Assistants in the United States is more than $60,000.