Centers Health Care

Canandaigua, NY

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

Posted 23 days ago

Job Description

Physical Therapy Assistant

Ontario Center is actively seeking Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants to work at our Skilled Nursing Facility in Canandaigua, NY.

PTA Duties Include:

  • Measuring & recording Residents' motor function, strength, and muscle performance.
  • Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, observe residents, and write progress reports.
  • Assist Residents in carrying out specific exercises.
  • Treat Residents with a variety of techniques, like stretching and massage.
  • Help Residents use necessary equipment and devices.
  • Educate Residents on how to exercise properly to strengthen muscle and improve mobility.
  • Maintain Resident confidence by keeping information confidential.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements.
  • Contributes to an interdisciplinary team effort.

PTA Requirements Include:

  • Graduate of an accredited PTA Program
  • Current New York State PTA License
  • Experience in long term care settings preferred

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About Us:

Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a long-term care facility that provides the highest possible quality of care and quality of life for all Health Facility residents. The facility provides a versatile nursing-home environment that encourages creativity among residents, managers, and staff. In addition to the emphasis on individuality and self-determination, the nursing home is viewed as a home as much as a medical institution, with the residents psychosocial needs deserving a prominence at least equal to their medical condition. At Ontario Center, we offer a friendly working environment, excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, professional growth & stability, innovative training programs, and more. Ontario Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.

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