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Physical Therapy Jobs Arkansas City KS

Local resource for physical therapy jobs in Arkansas City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to physical therapy schools, physical therapy instructors, and physical therapy schools, as well as advice and content on travel physical therapy jobs and healthcare careers.

Midwest Recruiters
(620) 442-0888
RR 5 Box 225-1
Arkansas City, KS

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Cowley College Workfrc Devpmnt
(620) 221-1000
22215 Tupper St
Winfield, KS

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The Arnold Group
(620) 221-7100
1214 Main Street
Winfield, KS
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Light Industrial

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Spencer Reed Group LLC
(913) 663-4400
6900 College Blvd Ste 1
Overland Park, KS
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time

HMR Health LLC
(913) 634-1264
3101 W. 147th Street
Leawood, KS
Main Industries / Positions
Healthcare

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The Arnold Group
(620) 221-7100
1214 Main Street
Winfield, KS
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Light Industrial

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Midwest Recruiters
(620) 442-0888
RR 5 Box 225-1
Arkansas City, KS

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Nextaff
(913) 562-5620
11660 W 75th St
Shawnee, KS
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Jobs Plus
(913) 432-4803
3549N 67th St
Kansas City, KS
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Human Resources, Healthcare

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Favorite Healthcare Staffing, Inc.
(913) 383-9733
7255 W 98th Ter Ste 150
Overland Park, KS
Main Industries / Positions
health care
Type of Service
temporary

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Physical Therapist

How to become a Physical Therapist

Physical therapists are people that greatly improve the quality of life and help with the regaining of loco-motor capabilities in people that have lost them in one way or another. A physical therapist works in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation spheres. A physical therapist will not only help people regain part of their motion capabilities, but will also work at a psychological, emotional and social level, not just the physical level. The first practitioner of an early form of physical therapy is said to be Hippocrates, the father of medicine, but the first documented use of physical therapy dates back to 1894, when the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy was formed by four English nurses. In the United States of America Reed College in Portland, Oregon had graduates certified as "reconstruction aides" as early as 1914. There are a lot of specialties in which a physical therapist can specialize. They include cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, pediatrics and even geriatrics and neurology, to name but a few. So it's best to know beforehand what the specialty you want to work in is, because you can't be working in all of them. Formal training requirements vary by country. In the United States, if you pursue training in physical therapy education, you'll have to go all the way to a master's degree or a doctor of physical therapy degree, and you'll have to obtain it from an accredited physical therapy institution. Additionally, you will have to pass through an internship and pass the National Physical Therapy Examination before you can practice. Only after you've completed all these tasks can you acquire a license to practice. The license is granted by the state you reside in. You can acquire a degree in physical therapy in all the Medical Schools and Universities in the United States. It will be hard work, work that you should continue by taking an internship and passing all further State exams. It culminates with you getting licensed to practice.

What does a Physical Therapist do?

A physical therapist helps to restore maximum movement and functional abilities in people who have lost them for one reason or another. Even if movement is hindered by age, injury, disease or other factors, the physical therapist must make sure that the patient regains functional movement. For a physical therapist, regaining functional movement is the goal he strives to achieve for his patients. Physical therapists practice in all sorts of settings, from clinics, retirement homes and private homes to extended care facilities, hospitals, research centers, fitness centers and even sports facilities. Everywhere their services might be needed, from industrial settings to exclusive spas, a physical therapist might find work. Nothing stops a physical therapist from starting his own clinic or to going door to door to assist people who need his services. So the actual location will depend on your particular situation and your empl...

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