School Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA


Supplemental Health Care is partnering with a school district to provide a School Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA for the 2019/2020 school year in Hillsboro, Missouri.

Caseload details for this School Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA, position:
. Part Time Schedule, 1.5-2.0 days per week
. Prk-12 caseload in 5 school locations (all within 1 mile of the district office)
. Pay rate is estimated $26-34 per hour
. Technology used: SpedTracker
. Candidates must know how to implement an IEP
. Materials library and annual spending allowance for supplies

The Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA:

Under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) provides educationally relevant physical therapy services to children ages 0 - 22 in a variety of early intervention and educational settings. The school-based Physical Therapist Assistant's (PTA) focus is to help students achieve their potential in the educational environment by working on mobility and efficient access to activities. PTAs help students participate in learning, social, prevocational/vocational, and recreational activities. The school-based physical therapist assistant works closely with a supervising physical therapist (PT) to provide quality, evidence-based physical therapy services however initial evaluations and assessments, as well as follow-up evaluations, cannot be delegated and are considered the responsibility of the PT. After the PT has completed the assessment and eligibility has been determined, the PT may utilize a PTA to provide all areas of intervention including consultation, direct treatment, training others, and the use of adaptive equipment.

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Call: Sarah Bowlin 314-439-1953 office or 303-717-8864 cell

Job skills/requirements:

Qualified Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA, must have:
. Active or Pending MO Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA, license
. At least 1 year of experience working with pediatrics, preferably in a school setting

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  • Job Type


  • Discipline

    Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Specialty

    Physician Assistant

  • Facility


  • Job ID

    Reference #: P756432