Physical Therapy Assistant - Waverly, New York United States - 37714



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 37714
Title: Physical Therapy Assistant
Job Location: Waverly, 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:

Waverly is the largest village in Tioga County, New York, United States. It is located southeast of Elmira in the Southern Tier region. Near state colleges,

Waverly NY has museums that preserve the area’s Native American history to a walk or drive down Chemung Street and Park and Pennsylvania Avenues for a look at the several homes with elaborate architectural stature and historic worth, and or for a taste of delectable food from home town restaurants/diners, shopping in  unique stores to spending a night or more in a lovely Victorian bed and breakfast. Nature settings surround this unique community with so much to offer.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Physical Therapy Assistant Opening!

(PTA for a Skilled Nursing Facility)

Location: Waverly, NY

Per Diem

Direct Hire
Competitive Compensation

Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team!
The Physical Therapy Assistant team member will assist with ensuring the health and well being of the residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services.

This position is responsible assisting in the administration of skilled physical therapy treatments 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Graduation from an approved school of Physical Therapy
- New York license to practice Physical Therapy Assisting
- Two years experience in Physical Therapy preferred but will consider less.
- Interest in physical therapy treatments for the geriatric and sub acute population utilizing a team approach.


 

QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from an approved school of Physical Therapy
New York license to practice Physical Therapy Assisting

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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