What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Physical Therapist Assistant in Glens Falls:
"How pay would not increase with inflation over the years."
Do your homework when looking at a job. What additional hours might you be asked to work? What opportunities for advancement do you have?
Physical Therapist Assistant in Chattanooga:
Keep plugging away and enjoy working with your patient and allowing them to increase strength and improving in strength and allow them to also be physically stronger in their day to day routine.
Physical Therapist Assistant in Los Angeles:
"Ask for help from the PT team. Don't lift a patient alone."
Ask for more pay.
PT Assistants should start at $40. Per hour.
Physical Therapist Assistant in The Dalles:
This is a rewarding profession, however it requires a great deal of patience. You listen to people complain about their pain all day long, and you are expected to fix their pain. It is rewarding when you do, but frustrating when you don't.
Physical Therapist Assistant in San Antonio:
"To Balance My Personal And Work Life Better."
Have fun, surround yourself with as many different therapist as possible. Work in varied settings: out pt rehab, acute care, in pt rehab. If you start out in home health or a small one therapist clinic you will limit your peer support and learning.