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Physical Therapy Assistant

Job Description

Job Description

Assists in administering physical therapy care programs; monitors and communicates patient's progress to physical therapist and other medical/ allied health personnel. Maintains medical records for each patient.

Job Responsibility

  • Administers direct patient care in accordance with the written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other State authorized practitioner, as directed.

  • Submits required documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the department.

  • Maintains progress notes and discharge summaries of assigned patients.

  • Responds appropriately to established department emergency procedures for patient safety and care when necessary.

  • Participates in quality improvement chart reviews and activities.

  • May attend family meetings/conferences pertaining to the welfare and management of assigned patients.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current License to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

Salary Range
$37,000.00 - $59,000.00
per Year
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Riverhead, NY, 11901, US