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5001 Statesman Drive
Irving, TX 75063

Phone: (469) 524-1506
Toll Free: (800) 788-4815
Fax: (972) 983-0267


Physical Therapist Assistant Careers

Med Travelers is the place to turn if you’re looking for an exciting career as a physical therapist assistant (PTA). A profession facing a bright future, licensed physical therapist assistants will continue to be in great demand throughout the coming decade, and an abundance of physical therapy assistant jobs are projected to be available, due to a growing elderly population, an increasing prevalence of chronic and debilitating conditions and an increase in life-sustaining technology. To speak with a Med Travelers recruiter about available physical therapist assistant assignments, apply today.

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  • Physical Therapist Assistant Job Description and Responsibilities

    Working under the direction of physical therapists, licensed physical therapist assistants possess a great deal of responsibility in providing treatment and rehabilitative services to patients who have experienced injury or disabling disease. Physical therapist assistants provide patients with exercises, massages, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, hot and cold packs, traction and ultrasound, among other assigned duties. These individuals are also responsible for the monitoring and documentation of patient treatment and response.

    The work environment of a physical therapist assistant includes a variety of allied healthcare facilities, such as outpatient treatment centers and clinics. Schedules often vary and may include part-time, full-time, night or weekend shifts. The nature of the work of a physical therapist assistant is such that it may involve physical exertion in the lifting and transportation of disabled persons. For this reason, physical therapy assistants may be asked to be in moderately good physical condition.

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Education and Training

    Physical therapist assistants hired by Med Travelers typically earn an associate degree from an accredited program and must be licensed. As of 2004, there were 238 such physical therapy assistant programs across the United States, which required two years, or four semesters, of a combination of classroom and clinical learning. Some programs required prospective physical therapist assistants to complete anatomy and physiology courses, as well as CPR and basic lifesaving skills certification prior to entering into their clinical experience.

  • PTA Salary Range, Benefits and Considerations

    Physical therapist assistants employed by Med Travelers can expect to earn a yearly compensation that is competitive with the national average. Median annual salaries for full-time physical therapist assistants range from $31,000 to $44,000, although some professionals may earn as much as $52,000. Annual earnings may also vary depending on the type of employment facility, with higher salaries offered by nursing care facilities. Other top physical therapist assistant job providers include general medical and surgical hospitals and healthcare practitioners’ offices. Med Travelers offers assignments in each of these settings and provides hourly wages comparable to standard earnings within the industry. Physical therapy assistants employed by Med Travelers can also expect to receive benefits, expense compensation and bonus opportunities.

    Salary Considerations for Physical Therapist Assistants

    • Location of Facility.
    • Certification/Specialization.
    • Level of Training/Education.
    • Experience.

    Apply with to work for Med Travelers online, and our recruiters will match you with appropriate assignments.

  • Apply for Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs with Med Travelers Today!

    You can earn a good salary by working as a traveling physical therapist assistant. Med Travelers assignments provide outstanding opportunities for licensed physical therapist assistants to gain valuable experience in a variety of treatment settings. Apply online today and we may be able to match you with physical therapist assistant jobs in a variety of locations.

Med Travelers also connects individuals in other allied health professions with temporary positions in locations across the country: 

 Physical Therapists
 Occupational Therapists
 Occupational Therapist Assistants
 Respiratory Therapists
 Speech Therapists
 Radiation Therapists
 Radiologic Technologists 
 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 
 Medical MRI Technologists 
 CT Scan Technologists 
 Ultrasound Technicians 
 Polysomnography Technologists 
 Cardiovascular Technologists




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