Travel Physical Therapist Assistant Jobs in Oklahoma

Join renowned hospitals and healthcare facilities in cities like Tulsa, Norman, and Lawton, and take advantage of competitive pay and benefits while exploring all that Oklahoma has to offer. rom the rolling plains of the Great Plains to the vibrant nightlife of Oklahoma City, this state offers a wide variety of locations and job opportunities for healthcare professionals.

Oklahoma Travel PTA FAQ

Physical therapy assistants (PTAs) in Oklahoma can enjoy competitive pay and wages. The median salary for PTAs in the state is around $60,000 per year. Additionally, the cost of living in Oklahoma is low, offering PTAs the potential to save more of their hard earned wages.

The state is projected to see a growth in the number of PTA jobs over the next decade, with the occupation expected to grow by 11.3% over the next ten years. This is significantly higher than the national average of only 6.7 percent. With this growth, PTAs in Oklahoma will continue to find plenty of job opportunities in the state.

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.