Physical Therapy Assistant

Published March 20th, 2024

Physical Therapy Aide Hiring 3-4

Location: Passaic, NJ
Shift: M-F 8am- 4:30pm
Shift: M/W/F from 7a-3p and T/TH from 10a-6p
*Once the office is fully staffed with Therapists, they intend to extend hours from 7a-8p daily and Saturdays 7a-2p*

Pay rate:$65k-70k

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 yr experience
  • Active PTA license in the State of New Jersey
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) therapy program

Responsibilities:

  • Instructs, motivates, safeguards, and assists patients as they practice exercises or functional activities.
  • Observes patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provides results to the physical therapist in person or through progress notes.
  • Confers with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.
  • Communicates with and instructs caregivers and family members on patient therapeutic activities and treatment plans.
  • Transports patients to and from treatment areas, lifting and transferring them according to positioning requirements.
  • Secures patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, aquatic physical therapy, and heat, light, sound, and electrical modality treatments such as ultrasound.
  • Measures patients range-of-joint motion, body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for patient evaluations.
  • Monitors operation of equipment and records use of equipment and administration of treatment.
  • Fits patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches.

Benefits:
401(k)
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

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