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Catholic Health Physical Therapist Assistant SubAcute Rehab FBM in Orchard Park, New York

Facility: Father Baker SNF Sub Acute

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.100000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Summary:

Implement Physical Therapy services for patients of the Rehab Services Department under the supervision of the Physical Therapist. Follows treatment programs to restore and prevent loss of function following disease, injury or disability, adhering to Best Practice guidelines and communicating with all healthcare professionals for the best plan of care for the patient.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

  • Degree from an accredited program by the NYS Department of Education

  • Certified and currently registered by NYS Department of Education, or eligible

EXPERIENCE

  • Prior experience working in a similar clinical setting preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Must have the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members and visitors

  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into the existing Physical Therapy Services

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

  • Must have knowledge of Physical Therapy procedures

  • Involvement in the Care Plan process and MDS process

  • Documentation within the guidelines of CHS LTC Policies and Procedures as well as state and federal regulations

  • Communication skills which may be inclusive of approach, tone of voice, speed of communication, respectfulness and non-verbal communication

  • Technical skills: Demonstrates best practice patterns consistent with professional standards as established by the APTA and the NYAPTA

  • Proficient in efficiently navigating utilized EMR programs

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Considerable amount of bending, stooping, walking, lifting

  • Standing and transferring of patients

REQNUMBER: 7299

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