Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA - Niagara Falls, New York United States - 43949



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 43949
Title: Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA
Job Location: Niagara Falls, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


About the area: Wheatfield is a town in Niagara County, near Niagara Falls, NY. The name stems from the agricultural use of the town lands, the growing of wheat. The Town of Wheatfield is east of Niagara Falls International Airport. With it's proximity to Niagara County NY & the Buffalo NY areas; it is filled with culture including the arts, museums, shopping, restaurants, and recreational water leisure and many beautiful parks. This area is also well known for its many colleges and universities. 

Direct Hire
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Full Benefits Package

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapist Assistant 
Full Time
Direct Hire
Competitive Compensation, based on experience
Full Benefits Package

Location: Wheatfield, NY (Near Buffalo NY & Niagara County NY)

Physical Therapy Assistant team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of 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.

Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team

THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION. (WEEKENDS & WEEKDAYS ROTATION REQUIRED)

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from a physical therapy assistant approved program required.

  • New York State license to practice required.

Education:
University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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