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PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Company: CenterLight Health System
Location: Flushing
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: The Physical Therapist Assistant performs such patient-related activities as are assigned and supervised by a licensed Physical Therapist and/or designee manager.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: + Performs patient-related activities as assigned by the supervising Physical Therapist.+ Executes pre-planned treatment programs, such as therapeutic exercise, massage, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, range of motion, and other pre-planned treatment programs as designed by a Physical Therapist.+ Documents all statistical data as required.+ Provides clinical supervision of Rehabilitation Attendants.+ Documents all pertinent patient information as required.+ Consults with a physiatrist, physical therapist, and other professionals when appropriate.+ Maintain a high standard of health care and clinical practice through attendance at professional seminars and continuing education courses.+ Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in developing a patient care plan.+ Co-leads wheelchair clinic for ADHC registrants.+ Participates in scheduled meetings including rehab meetings, staff meeting, and inter-disciplinary meetings.+ Participates in clinical education of student affiliates.+ Reports pertinent information to Rehab Manager regarding orthotic and prosthetic adaptations.+ Participates in obtaining equipment for patients' home use.+ Maintenance of supplies, equipment, and assistive devices.+ Assist with cleaning and maintenance of the treatment area and department.+ Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Education: + Associate Degree from an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program plus certification by NYS as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Experience: None required beyond education.License Registration: + New York State Certified. Current RegistrationAdditional Requirements:+ Ability to utilize pulleys, free weights, exercise bicycles, Kinetron, treadmill, UBE, TENS, MENS, High Volt Stimulator, Ultrasound, hot packs, cold packs, Paraffin, and whirlpool tank as part of patient treatment. + Must be able to work weekends, as needed. + Excellent written and verbal communication.+ Professional attitude+ Proficient in the use of a computer for email, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and electronic medical records.

Keywords: CenterLight Health System, New York , PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT, Other , Flushing, New York

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