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DATE ADDED: Fri 12/10/2018

Physical Therapist Assistant

Maspeth, USA
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COMPANY: BETTER HEALTHCARE OT/PT PLLC

Job Description

Excellent Opportunity - Excellent Rate

JOB SUMMARY:
The Physical Therapist Assistant assists a Physical Therapist in a skilled care facility environment with a patient's rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility. Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, nursing home patient evaluation and testing. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Provides direct Physical therapy services according to directions of the Physical Therapist and in accordance with the physician's plan of care.Adheres to all applicable federal, state, local, and facility maintained standards of care and ethics and policies concerned with the practice of Physical Therapy and among other things, personnel qualifications. Performs a variety of tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS
Requires a minimum education level of an associate's degree from an accredited program. License or Permit
Certification by New York State Office of the Professions and practices Physical Therapy according to the state
requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
• Must be able to safely lift/carry 50-100lbs
• Must be able to communicate effectively with patient, resident and staff.

Excellent Benefits Package Available:
Medical, Dental, Vision Discount Plan, 401K, Short Term Disability, Generous (PTO) - Paid Time Off (for qualifying candidates) - ( Medical offered for full time employees)

 

 

Company Description
Better Healthcare is a Rehabilitation Company that operates in Skilled Nursing Facilities throughout the state of New York. Owned and operated by Therapists with over 30 years of experience, we have been in this business for over 20 years.

Our mission is first and foremost to provide quality care for our patients. Our therapists are professional and knowledgeable individuals who keep abreast of the latest knowledge in their fields of expertise, allowing for optimum Rehabilitation options. We strive to provide and encourage an environment of professionalism, empathy, and best practices in all our Rehabilitation Departments.

We work very closely with all involved in the care and well-being of our patients, including Nursing Facility Staff, Doctors, Family and Caregivers. We work very closely with Business and Administration of the Skilled Nursing Facilities to ensure Profitability and Quality Care go hand-in-hand.

We have affiliations with many Universities/Colleges and strive to provide excellent Fieldwork/Clinical Affiliation opportunities for interested Occupational Therapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant students, Physical Therapy/Physical Therapy Assistant students and Speech Therapy students and CFYs.


Role: Physical Therapist Assistant
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Location: Maspeth,

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