Physical Therapist Assistant – PTA
Grand Island, NY
$50,000 - $65,000 / yr
- Full Time
- Direct Hire
- Competitive Compensation, based on experience
- Excellent Benefits Package
- New PTA Program Grads Welcome
- Location: Grand Island, NY (An island on the Niagara River that lies between Niagara Falls NY and Buffalo NY).
Physical Therapy Assistant team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services. This position is responsible for administering skilled physical therapy treatments as developed and recommended by a Registered Physical Therapist, ensuring that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.
Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team.
Weekend & Weekday rotation are part of the schedule.
- Assist the Physical Therapist in planning, developing and carrying out treatment programs and procedures for residents.
- Writes observations of resident’s behavior and progress in Progress Notes.
- Maintains statistical records and other departmental reports as requested by Physical Therapist.
- Assist with in-service training programs upon request.
- Assist with keeping supplies in good order and daily sanitation of equipment.
- Arrives to work on time, regularly, and working as scheduled; responsible for own transportation.
- Utilizes electronic timekeeping system.
- Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job duties.
- Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.
- Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position, and for all staff members of this facility.
Graduation from a physical therapy assistant approved program required.
New York State license to practice required.
Interest in physical therapy treatments for the geriatric and sub acute population utilizing a team approach.
About the area:Grand Island NY is an island on the Niagara River that lies between Niagara Falls NY and Buffalo NY.Buffalo NY is located in the Western part of New York. It is popular for several different things such as Buffalo Sabres’, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Wings and the wing festival, Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canal-side, St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations, Food trucks galore, rated a very clean city, hockey and more hockey, the largest two-day food festival, and more!Niagara Falls is one of the seventh wonders of the world and you can be there in less than 30 minutes. The region is also well known for its many outstanding colleges & universities! You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes 1.25 hours to Rochester and 2.50 hours to Syracuse.
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