Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
Company: Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA
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
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION
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.
Keywords: Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Trenton , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Other , Trenton, New Jersey
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