Physical Therapy Assistant
Company: Northwell Health
Location: Staten Island
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description Job Description 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 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 High School Diploma or equivalent
required. Current License to practice as a Physical Therapy
Assistant in New York State required, plus specialized
certifications as needed. 1-3 years of relevant experience,
Keywords: Northwell Health, New York , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , Staten Island, New York
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