Physical Therapist Jobs in Riverside, California
Job Summary: Organizes and conducts a medically prescribed therapy program for patients involving exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity. Applies diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint, and functional ability tests. Directs and aids the patient in active and passive exercises. Evaluates, records, and reports patient progress. Responsibilities: Does initial and ongoing compre...
Full time, part time and fee for visit opportunities for Physical Therapists to work in the Claremont, High Desert, San Bernardino and Lake Arrowhead service areas to assist in the provision of home health/hospice care services that reflect the home health care Agency philosophy and standards of home health and hospice philosophy and standards of care of assigned clients. To utilize physical means...
ANKA Behavioral Health, Inc. is looking for a “Licensed Clinician” at our facility in Riverside, CA. About Our Company: Anka is a private nonprofit agency providing community behavioral health services. Please visit our website at www.ankabhi.org to learn more about our dynamic organization. About the Job: Career focused individual wanted for a Licensed Clinician with a leading Behavioral Health C...
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Nurse or Physical Therapist?
I have been a massage therapist for 5 years. I am starting to get burnt out because my salary is not moving up and I am starting to think about the retirement that I have not been building up. I still...
Better Job, Phys. Ed. Teacher or Physical Therapist?
Im a junior in high school and im trying to figure out what career would be best for me. Im really torn between these two careers. They both require the same degree (Bachelor's). Phys. Ed. teachers ma...
Do you think physical therapist is not a good job?
Do you think that they don't have very good social status comparing to teachers or other careers? Although they are good paid.
Chiropractors and Physical Therapist??
What is their main job or what is it that they do because im interested in becoming a chiropractor or psychal therapists but im not really that sure??
Who out there is a Physical Therapist?
I'm thinking of becoming a physical therapist but have always had a bit of a back problem. Does anyone know how physically demanding this job can be?
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$54,000.00 - $95,680.00
Typical Salary for Physical Therapist in Riverside
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Some College Coursework Completed
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Restores patient's function, alleviates pain, increases strength, and prevents disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy.
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Administers physical therapy treatments by giving massages; initiating traction; applying physical agents; utilizing hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines; directing treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants.
Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as nonmanual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
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