Centers Health Care

New York, NY

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA): Per-Diem

Posted 8 days ago

Job Description

Amsterdam Nursing Home is actively seeking an experienced and motivated Licensed Physical Therapy Assistants to work Per-Diem at our Skilled Nursing Facility in Manhattan, NY

PTA Duties Include:

  • Measuring & recording Residents' motor function, strength, and muscle performance.
  • Supervised by a Physical Therapist, observe residents and write progress reports.
  • Assist Residents in carrying out specific exercises.
  • Treat Residents with varieties 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 the 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

Location:

Manhattan, NY

About Us:

With Columbia University and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine among its neighbors, Amsterdam House is located on Amsterdam Avenue at 112 street in New York City. The essence of Amsterdam includes a unique combination of old-world charm, comfortable surroundings, and a state of the art clinical care. Our longstanding tradition of caring is carried out by an exceptional staff who are dedicated to the healing arts, providing each resident with the opportunity to thrive and achieve maximum comfort. Our reputation tells the story of our success. Having consistently earned a 5-star rating from CMS, we are proud to be ranked among the best nursing homes by the US News and World Report.

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