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Physical Therapist Assistant – PTA
Lake Placid, NY

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$50,000 - $65,000 / yr


Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) –

  • Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY
  • DIRECT HIRE: PERMANENT, OR A 13 WEEK TRAVELER ASSIGNMENT (WILL ACCEPT EITHER)
  • Full-Time
  • New PTA Program Grads Welcome
  • Excellent Benefits Package
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience

Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse team.

Physical Therapy Assistant team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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: Lake Placid is a village near the lake of the same name, in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains. It’s known as a Winter Olympics venue and a hub for snow sports and other outdoor pursuits. In the center of town, Mirror Lake has a trail around the shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a popular attraction.


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