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Allied Health Physical Therapy Assistant

Newington, Connecticut

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Located in an area called "Knowledge Corridor" for the high concentration of historic college and university campuses, Hartford is a great place for the travel nurse who wants to be in a beautiful and lively location. Hartford is where history meets the modern era, and the four distinct and beautiful seasons of the city mean there will be something to see no matter what time of year your contract is. 

Wethersfield is one of the more notable neighborhoods in Hartford for being the largest historic district in the state. It includes over 100 original pre-Civil War era homes that can toured. It really is a history buff's dream. Literature enthusiasts will also stop at the former home of Mark Twain, which happens to be next door to the former home of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

If you're an adventure-seeking travel RN, you'll love the Pope River. Built under downtown Hartford, you actually need to bring a flashlight with you as you kayak through these waters. There are also lots of parks throughout Hartford where you can walk and bike through the trails and see and smell beautiful rose gardens. 

Hartford will fill a travel assignment with opportunities for shopping, dining, and visiting theaters and museums. Make sure to take some time to unwind with your nurse friends and see a show at New England Dodge Music Center, an outdoor amphitheater known for drawing big names. When you're ready to make Hartford your temporary home, give Nurses PRN a call!

Job Description

The Physical Therapy Assistant works closely with the Physical Therapist. A Physical Therapy Assistant is responsible for assisting injured or ill patients by helping them improve their mobility and relieving any physical pain they are suffering from.

Responsibilities

As a Physical Therapy Assistant your duties consist of:


  • Analyzing the patient’s strength level, mobility and balance.

  • Observing the patient’s progress during routine exercises and reporting on the patient’s status for the Physical Therapist.

  • Performing different exercises to strengthen and stretch muscles, and show patients exercises that they can do at home.

Requirements

One year of experience as a Physical Therapist within the past two years.


  • Active Nursing License in good standing.

  • Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.

  • Negative Drug Screen.

Job Type
Travel or Local Contract
Shift
Days, 8 hours
Duration
13 Weeks

Employee Applicant Statement

I certify that the information provided by me in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if I am employed, any false statements or omissions can lead to immediate dismissal, and I agree that Nurses PRN shall not be held liable in any respect if my employment is terminated for that reason. Nurses PRN is hereby authorized to verify the information I have supplied and to conduct any investigation of my personal history records. I authorize the companies, schools, and persons named in this application to give any information requested regarding my employment, character, and qualifications, and release and hold harmless Nurses PRN and the companies, schools, and persons from any liability. I understand and agree that if hired, my employment is for no definite period and may be terminated at any time without prior notice and without cause. I further understand that any offer of employment may be conditioned upon the results of a physical examination, including tests for the use of controlled substances in accordance with applicable laws.

If hired, I agree to abide by all rules and regulations of Nurses PRN, which I understand are subject to change by Nurses PRN at any time for any reason without prior notice.

Nurses PRN is an equal opportunity employer. Nurses PRN considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally-protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or the interview process should notify Nurses PRN and request such accommodations.

Should an investigation or legal proceeding adversely affect my professional license/certification or ability to perform the functions of the job, I understand that I am obligated to immediately report said occurrence to Nurses PRN’s Chief Nursing Officer at 888-830-8811. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

I represent and warrant that I have read and fully understand the forgoing.