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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Company: Yonkers Gardens Center for Nursing and Rehabilitat
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Yonkers Gardens Center for Rehabilitation is now hiring both a F ull-time Physical Therapy Assistant and a Per Diem Physical Therapy Assistant. The purpose of this position is to assist the PT diagnosis or observe patients who may benefit from therapy and requests orders for evaluation and treatment. If you are looking forward to becoming a part of a dynamic team, we would love to meet you!

We are located at 115 S Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701.

WHY WORK FOR US? BECAUSE WE OFFER: A Competitive Benefits Package Consisting of Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, Direct Deposit, and More!
Flexible Scheduling
Physical Therapist Qualifications: Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program.
NYS Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant License
CPR and first aid certification required
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate accurately and precisely to patients and family members
Experience in a skilled nursing facility preferred
Excellent work ethic and dedication to patient success
Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time
Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force - push or pull force up to 35 lbs.
Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift
Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body
Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces

Keywords: Yonkers Gardens Center for Nursing and Rehabilitat, Yonkers , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Healthcare , Yonkers, New York

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