Northwell Health Physical Therapy Assistant-Outpatient in East Meadow, New York

Req Number 001FS0

Job Category Physical/Occupational Therapy

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 Outpatient experience preferred.