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Physical Therapists By: Ashlyn Needer
What Do They Do? Health care profession Works with patients to restore their physical mobility May specialize in many different things Each day they may have a different task or patient.
Typical Day On The Job 6:45 am- 4:30 pm About 5 to 7 clients a day Paperwork Listening to a person and advising them on their problem
Requirements and Education Bachelors degree from an accredited PT program and NJ PT licensure. Pediatric affiliation required, experience preferred. It is important to take courses in areas such as anatomy, biology, chemistry, physics, statistics, and psychology. Before you can apply to a physical therapy program, you must earn a bachelors degree You must pass a licensing exam approved by your state.
Earnings Level of Experience Hourly Annual Entry Wage $30.69 $63,840 Median Wage $35.81 $74,480 Experienced Wage $41.11 $85,510
Workplace Work for hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, schools, athletic departments, community health centers, research centers, and rehab centers Some are self-employed The work can be physically demanding
Tools Patient care beds or accessories for specialty care Pivotal traction therapy supplies Cognitive or dexterity or perceptual or sensory evaluation or testing products Reflex hammers or mallets