Full-time$28 - $35 an hour
- Analysis Skills
- Associate's Degree
Full Job Description
The Physical Therapy Assistant provides treatment according to a plan developed by and under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist, maintains communication with the physical therapist regarding patient plan of care, documents appropriately and maintains their own statistics. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Implements treatment programs to assigned patients, based on the treatment plan established by the physical therapist. • Assumes responsibility for all documentation requirements in a timely manner. • Provides feedback to the physical therapist on a regular basis, indicating the patient's progress in treatment. Coordinates with other disciplines as needed. • Pro-actively alerts physical therapist regarding changes in patient condition. • Recommends appropriate durable medical equipment in coordination with appropriate team members. • Participates in discharge planning, makes recommendations in discussion with physical therapist for continued physical therapy. • Attends all appropriate conferences, rounds, in-services and meetings. • Attends clinics as assigned. • Participates in supervision of PTA students on clinical affiliations. • Must follow all MSH policies and procedures. • Performs other duties as assigned.
- 7 years of related experience • Current New York State Physical Therapy Assistant licensure • Excellent oral, communications and interpersonal skills. Demonstrate analytical problem solving skills