Essex Group Management Corp. Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA
New Bedford, MA
Job Title: Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Full TimeCompany DescriptionBrandon Woods of New Bedford is experiencing a renaissance! With a top notch management team joining us in the middle of last year, we are taking our facility to the next level for both our residents and employees. We offer competitive pay and a solid benefits package to those who join our family owned and operated organization. If you care about making sure seniors receive the best care possible, then we would love to hear from ASAP.Brandon Woods of New Bedford is seeking an energetic Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to uphold our high standards for senior care!Job SummaryResponsible for administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as supervised by the staff physical therapist. Administers treatments and physical agents as directed by the staff physical therapist, after the physical therapist has evaluated the patient. The PTA assists with restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The PTA participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs. Requirements
AA degree from a school or college approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Holds current certificate as Physical Therapist Assistant.
Current BCLS (CPR) certification.
Basic computer knowledge.
Basic knowledge of physical medicine, occupational therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
Basic knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.