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Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job in Valhalla, New York / Hospital

Company: The Execu-Search Group
Location: Valhalla
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

About the Opportunity: An acute care hospital in Valhalla, NY is seeking an experienced Physical Therapist Assistant to join their team. The PTA will preferably have previous acute care and inpatient experience, working in a fast paced setting with an interdisciplinary team. The schedule will primarily be Monday through Friday with a 35 hour work week but will include some rotating weekends and holidays as needed. The physical therapist assistant will have a variety of responsibilities including treatment and collaborating with the supervising PT other healthcare staff. We are looking for someone who is motivated and passionate about working with the adult population and would be available to start immediately. This is a very patient centered hospital with a commitment to high quality care! There will be other practitioners on staff to collaborate with in the rehab department. We offer APTA continuing education, competitive compensation and many other benefits.
Responsibilities:
-Reviews physical therapy evaluations and collaborates with the supervising PT.
-Interprets and collaborates on intervention strategies, contributes to modification of treatment plans /programs as necessary, reports on patient progress, rehabilitation potential and participates in discharge planning.
-Notes possible need for patients to receive other services (OT, ST, SS, etc.). Discusses possibility with supervising PT, other professionals, physicians.
-Knows and utilizes varied treatment techniques and skills for various conditions/dysfunction.
-Keeps up-to-date records of each patient's treatment and progress, completing timely documentation as necessary and indicated.
-Instructs patients in the use and care of equipment such as wheelchair, canes, crutches, walkers, prosthetic and orthotic devices.
-Instructs patient/families about continuing home program care prior to discharge under the direction of the supervising PT.

Keywords: The Execu-Search Group, Yonkers , Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job in Valhalla, New York / Hospital, Healthcare , Valhalla, New York

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