Physical Therapy Asst @ Northwell Health - Valley Stream, NY

Job Overview

11 days ago

Physical Therapy Asst

Northwell Health - Valley Stream, NY

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.
  • ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

  • Associate's Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant from an accredited college, required.
  • Must be currently certified and registered as Physical Therapy Assistant in New York State. (LIC – PTA)ORMust have a valid permit and become certified and registered within one (1) year of employment.
  • Previous hospital/rehabilitation center experience, preferred.

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