Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark PT Assistant in Amherst, New York

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.

  • 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.

Requisition ID: 2017-2022

of Openings: 3

Company: Elderwood

External Company URL: http://elderwood.com

Shift: Per Diem Week/Weekends