Travel Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in North Dakota

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2 North Dakota Travel Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) jobs available

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North Dakota Travel PTA FAQ

PTAs in North Dakota have an average annual salary of $50,366, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This higher salary reflects the demand for physical therapy professionals in the state. Additionally, PTAs in the Fargo-Moorhead area earn an average of $53,000 while PTAs in Grand Forks earn an average of $48,000. With so many opportunities available, North Dakota is a great place for PTAs to start or continue their career.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for PTAs in North Dakota is expected to continue to rise through 2028. The BLS estimates that the number of job openings for PTAs in the state will increase by 7.3% during this time frame.

Physical therapist assistants, or PTAs, work under the direction of licensed physical therapists to provide a wide range of rehabilitative services to patients suffering from injuries, illnesses, or disabilities.

As a PTA, your day-to-day responsibilities could include helping patients perform exercises and stretches to improve their mobility and flexibility, administering modalities like heat, cold, or electrical stimulation to relieve pain and swelling, and giving patients guidance on how to use assistive devices like crutches or wheelchairs.

You'll also be responsible for documenting patient progress and communicating with other healthcare professionals about your patients' needs and progress. Plus, you'll need to be able to adapt your treatment plans to fit each patient's unique needs and goals.

To become a travel physical therapy assistant, you must have completed a two-year associate degree program accredited by the Commission on Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). PTAs will also require a state license to work a PTA travel assignment. Creating a profile with Fusion Marketplace is one effortless way to store and share employment history, education & certification, licenses, references, and any other professional documents. Travel PTA professionals have their required experience and credentials before beginning their job search. Fusion Marketplace also offers multiple agencies specializing in allied health travel, and the recruiters are available to provide support at every stage of your travel career.