PT Assistant

3 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-2022
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Therapy
Company
Elderwood
Elderwood at Amherst
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Per Diem Week/Weekends

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.

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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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