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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapy Assistant

Glengariff Healthcare Center, rated in the top 1% of skilled nursing facilities in the United States, is your premier destination for Sub-acute Rehabilitation & Long Term Care. Enveloped by beauty indoors and outdoors, guests are motivated to stretch themselves, attaining an optimal level of functioning. Once they are back on their feet, our mission is complete.

Job Overview:

The Physical Therapy Assistant provides patient care under the direction of a physical therapist. Completes documentation according to established procedures.  Is involved in support duties as assigned.  Provides patient treatment which meets patient needs in accordance with the plan of care and uses current treatment knowledge in accordance with clinical procedures.  Provides clear instruction to patients and families. 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • NYS licensure required
  • Knowledge of PT treatment techniques
  • Understand the principles of physical modalities in PT
  • Knowledge of use of prosthetic devices, ambulatory aides, assistive and resistive devices
  • Ability to write specific objective documentation that is outcome orientated, detailing patient needs, potential to benefit from treatment and progress.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in geriatric rehabilitation, adult neurological, cardiac or general rehabilitation preferred

Shift Needs: Full-Time

Glengariff Healthcare Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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