Express Employment Professionals – Mohawk Valley, NY | 118 Columbia Street, Suite 103 The Landmarc Building Utica, NY 13502

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Registered Physical Therapist Assistant

Position Summary:

The Registered Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible to assist with program participant evaluations and assessments, educate individuals and team members, complete required documentation, communicate with other health care professionals regarding the IPP/IEP, assist with departmental maintenance and supplies, participate in Agency activities, assist in orientation to the department and assist with equipment adaptation.

Specific Responsibilities:

Activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with program participants’ evaluations and assessments on an ongoing basis and assist in planning and implementing appropriate treatment and goals based upon the evaluation.
  • Educate individuals and/or team members about findings of the evaluation, established treatment plans, methods of treatment, and if possible the individual’s prognosis.
  • Educate team members about on-going services, injury prevention, range of motion, positioning and any other areas within the scope of occupational therapy.
  • Complete all required documentation according to program regulations.
  • Communicate with other health care professionals relating to all aspects of the Individual Program Plan (IPP/Individual Education Plan (IEP)).
  • Assist with departmental maintenance and supplies.
  • Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may include meetings, trainings, and committees.
  • Assist in orienting students, volunteers, and new therapists within the program.
  • Provide assessment, fabrication, modification, and repair of splints and other adaptive equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards.

 

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A.A.S. Degree or High School Diploma plus Specialized Trade Certificate (Physical Therapy)
  • Up to one year of experience.

 

    • Ability to lift and/or assist individuals in your care and the ability to meet the physical requirements of the specific job.
  • Basic Computer Skills (Windows, GroupWise 5.5, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel).
  • This position has regular and substantial unsupervised or unrestricted physical contact with individuals receiving services and is required by law to be fingerprinted for a criminal history record check under OMRDD (Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities) or OMH (Office of Mental Health).

 

Shift: Days, Barneveld

Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer