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Physical Therapist Assistant - Edna Tina Wilson [Per Diem]

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Discounts

SUMMARY

Under the direction of a NYS licensed Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) provides and documents physician ordered occupational therapy services. The PTA provides superior customer service by modeling the Unity Brand Promise and Core Values.

STATUS: Per Diem
LOCATION:
Edna Tina Wilson - 700 Island Cottage Rd, Rochester, NY 14612
DEPARTMENT:
Physical Therapy
SCHEDULE:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm | Weekday, Weekends and Holidays

ATTRIBUTES

  • Associates Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. required
  • Must demonstrate computer proficiency.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Within standards of practice established for a PTA, completes and documents (within agency standard) related to patient care including visits notes, renewal orders and verbal orders. Includes progress or lack of goal achievement in all charting.
  • Implements treatment programs individualized to meet patient needs and discharge plans: issues and provides instruction in the use of adaptive equipment. Confers with therapist directly, physician and/or interdisciplinary team members regarding patient response to therapy and any concerns.
  • Provides PT gait and ambulation training. Instructs in the use of assistive devices.
  • Provides instruction in safe transfer using appropriate body mechanics and equipment.
  • Participates in discharge planning, provides timely and adequate patient and family teaching to facilitate discharge plan.
  • Communicates regularly with Physical Therapist who oversees patient’s plan of care.
  • Coordinates patient schedule with team members, readily and effectively adjusts schedule to meet changes in census, patient needs.
  • Maintains professional growth through active participation in continuing education programs, departmental inservices, etc.
  • Communicates pertinent information to patient and family members including goals, procedures, progress, etc. as appropriate.
  • Displays the capacity for motivating others. Recognizes the effects of his/her own non-verbal behaviors upon others. Correctly interprets and responds to non-verbal behavior of others

EDUCATION:

  • AS: Physical Therapy (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • PTA - Physical Therapist Assistant certification - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $30.00 - $30.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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