Senior Physical Therapy Assistant
Company: Northwell Health
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description Job Description Guides Physical Therapy
Assistants. Assists in administering physical therapy care
programs; monitors and communicates patient's progress to Physical
Therapist and other medical/ allied health personnel. Maintains
medical records for each patient. Job Responsibility Provides
guidance to team members; coordinates assignments, and monitors
work. Provides input for the assessment and evaluation of staff
performance. Administers direct patient care in accordance with the
written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other
State authorized practitioner, as directed. Submits required
documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the
department. Maintains progress notes and discharge summaries of
assigned patients. Responds appropriately to established department
emergency procedures for patient safety and care when necessary.
Participates in quality improvement chart reviews and activities.
May attend family meetings/conferences pertaining to the welfare
and management of assigned patients. Performs related duties as
required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential
functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential
functions. Job Qualification Associate's Degree required, or
equivalent combination of education and related experience. Current
License to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in New York
State required, plus specialized certifications as needed. 3-5
years of relevant experience, required.
Keywords: Northwell Health, New York , Senior Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , New York, New York
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