Continuum Healthcare

Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA

  • Continuum Healthcare
  • Trenton, NJ 08611
  • 14 days ago

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Job Description

Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA

FULL TIME, TEMPORARY and PRN Positions Available

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) POSITION SUMMARY:

A licensed/certified therapy assistant overall responsibility is to assist and support the plan of treatment for each resident/resident assigned.

The assistant is an active participant in the center and an integral part of the interdisciplinary team.

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) REPORTS TO:

Operationally reports to the Director of Rehabilitation or designee center where providing therapy services.

The Assistant is clinically overseen by the therapist coordinating care for the resident/resident as assigned.

Supervises assistant students in their discipline according to state and federal guidelines.

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) SUPERVISES:

Supervises clinically all aides working with residents to which the assistant is directing or overseeing the delivery of services according to an established plan of care.

Supervision follows all accepted state and federal guidelines for the respective discipline.

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) Education:

Graduate of an accredited college or university with minimally an associate’s degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy.

Assistant is licensed or equivalent certification accepted by the designated professional accrediting body

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) Professional Experience:

Actively licensed/certified assistant in assigned state(s) of employment as a Physical Therapy Assistant or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Prefer-experience/knowledge in older adult rehabilitation.

Prefer knowledge in governmental and regulatory guidelines in designated healthcare settings.

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) Licensure: Current state licensure in respective discipline

Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) EXPOSURE RISK: The Assistant is at high risk for exposure to blood and body fluids.

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