As a member of the health care team, evaluates and treats patients whose ability to function is impaired by disease or injury. Utilizes therapeutic exercise, rehabilitation procedures and physical agents within the scope of a licensed physical therapist. Collaborates with other hospital personnel to ensure quality care for the patient. May supervise the activities of PTA, Therapy Technicians and student interns.
Graduate with an Associate Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program, approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
New graduate or experienced Physical Therapy Assistant
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Must have and maintain current license in the State of Texas as a Physical Therapy Assistant
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.