Physical Therapy - Assistant

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Physical Therapy internships give students the opportunity to learn about the science of kinesiology in a thrilling environment. Whether or not you are working towards a major in sports medicine or physical therapy, an internship in physical therapy can be a great experience. There are several skills you can expect to develop during your physical therapy internship in Colombia. You will work alongside a physical therapist serving his/her clients


Title

24 horas por semana

Ensinar esportes: Ensine algum tipo de esporte.

Trabalho social: Ajude comunidades locais.


Recompensas

3 dias livres por semana

Quarto privado: Um quarto privado para relaxar e ter um tempo para você.

Quarto compartilhado: Conheça uma galera ficando em um quarto compartilhado.

Quarto da equipe: Você faz parte do time! Conheça a galera ficando junto deles.

Cozinhar a própria comida: Fique à vontade para usar nossa cozinha.

Descontos em tours: Te levamos para conhecer as verdadeiras atrações!

Descontos em hospedagem: Descole descontos para se hospedar em parceiros.

Lavanderia gratuita: A lavanderia é por nossa conta.

Tours na faixa!: Te levamos para conhecer as verdadeiras atrações!

Passeios na faixa!: Trilhas & Caminhadas na faixa!

Festas na faixa!: Caia na noite e curta as melhores festas da cidade!

Eventos na faixa!: Curta os melhores eventos da região!

Aulas de dança: Baila-te, viajante! Participe das nossas aulas de dança.

Aulas de idiomas: Aprenda ou melhore uma outra língua. Oh yeah.

Certificado: Ganhe um certificado de conclusão quando for embora.


Requisitos

Espanhol Intermediário

Tem que ter pelo menos 18 anos


O que não está incluso

Passagens, seguro viagem, transporte e visto


Detalhes

Active Learning
Show initiative in learning career skills by observing treatments, shadowing PTs, asking
questions about purpose and outcome treatments. Also, learn the “FLOW” of an
outpatient PT clinic and work to maintain that flow.
Patient Communications
Become comfortable interacting with patients by greeting them,
conducting warm-ups, and assist with instruction and education.
Colombian patients are very warm and usually, always love interacting openly with
interns giving the interns constant opportunity to not only practice their
Spanish, but to also quickly become culturally aware and comfortable.
Equipment Operation
Proper use of equipment and help to maintain and clean equipment. Under the supervision of a mentor, an intern will supervise patients while using the machinery.
Office Skills
– Pulling charts for upcoming patients.
– Assisting in preparing Home Exercise Program for patients.


Atividades & Turnos

 Shadow & assist physical therapist as directed; both in clinic and home visits
 Tasked to compare/contrast Colombian practices vs. U.S. practices then make presentation
 Support in the review of current internal operations processes & procedures for improvement
 Welcome patients to treatment and schedule patients’ new appointments
 Explain & supervise daily exercise & therapy procedures to patients
 Apply hot-cold treatments
 Create informational materials for patients and public


Regras

 Enjoys helping and interacting with new people
 Knowledge and interest in physiology, health, and physical therapy
 Experience working in a clinical setting
 Responsible & mature
 Strong work ethics

We are NOT a free lodging program. It costs fifteen dollars per day to participate in our program. The fee covers your lodging in our guest house facility and the program. You must accept being part of the team, from the arrival of the students until the departure of the students.