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PT Assistant

PT Assistant

Requisition ID 
2017-1436
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
5/24/2017
Area of Interest 
Therapy
Company 
Elderwood
Location 
Elderwood at Hamburg
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
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Overview

Physical Therapy Assistant team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services. This position is responsible for administering skilled physical therapy treatments as developed and recommended by a Registered Physical Therapist, ensuring that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities

  •  Assist the Physical Therapist in planning, developing and carrying out treatment programs and procedures for residents.
  • Writes observations of resident’s behavior and progress in Progress Notes.
  • Maintains statistical records and other departmental reports as requested by Physical   Therapist.
  • Assist with in-service training programs upon request.
  • Assist with keeping supplies in good order and daily sanitation of equipment.
  • Arrives to work on time, regularly, and working as scheduled; responsible for own transportation.
  • Utilizes electronic timekeeping system.
  • Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job duties.
  • Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.
  • Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position, and for all staff members of this facility.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a physical therapy assistant approved program required.

  • New York State license to practice required.

  • Interest in physical therapy treatments for the geriatric and sub acute population utilizing a team approach.

 

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