Orthopedic Physical Therapy Asst -PD

Northwell Health East Meadow , NY 11554

Posted 6 months ago

Job Description:

Assist in administering physical therapy care programs; monitors and communicates patient's progress to Physical Therapist and other medical/allied health personnel. Maintain medical records for each patient.

Job Description:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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. OR Must 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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