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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
Liberty, New York, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

Candidate to function as our staff Physical Theapist Assistant. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Sullivan County Catskills. We are a long-term skilled nursing facility and a short-term sub-acute rehabilitation center featuring physical, occupational and speech therapy. Job Description: Our established nursing facility is currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant you will perform a variety of tasks under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist. Provide therapy services to patients, as directed by the PT, by assisting in the treatment, development, and implementation of programs, and related professional programs. Skill in establishing and maintaining good relationships with patients, families, Rehab staff and managers, medical staff, and staff in other departments. Provide physical therapy services to patients by assisting in the assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation. Ability to perform all aspects of patient care as a physical therapy assistant. Demonstrate knowledge/understanding of and adherence to scope of practice guidelines as defined by the Board of License. Ability to lift walk, stand, bend, stoop and sit for prolonged periods of time. Full use of gross and fine motor skills of the upper and lower extremities. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Certified licensed, or registered in accordance with applicable State law. Minimum 1 year Long Term Care (LTC) experience required but new Physical Therapy Assistant graduates will be considered.