At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Physical Therapist Assistant is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a THPhysical Therapist Assistantin the Center may include the following but are not limited to:
Prepares patients, treatment area, and equipment.
Provides direct patient care within the scope of physical therapy practice, which may include: therapeutic exercises, gait training, electro-therapeutic modalities, hydro-therapy heat, cold, balance activities, cardiac conditioning, endurance training, ADL, wound care, etc.
Directs and trains patient's families and caregivers in the care and use of assistive devices, prosthetic and orthotic devices, dressings and other supports. Gives instructions in posture control, exercise, functional activities, provides home program instruction for the enhancement of patient's functional outcome.
Assesses patient's response to treatment. Provides feedback to the supervising therapist regarding patient status.
Documents patient treatment and response in medical record as per departmental policies. Documents treatment rendered for billing purposes.
Maintains individual patient statistics as per departmental policies.
All other duties as assigned.
Required : Associate's degree from accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. NYS License or eligible.
Preferred : Experience in acute care setting.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: TH Physical Therapy Assistant II
Job Field: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Physical Therapy-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 7.5 Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Sep 30, 2020
Posting End Date: Dec 30, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Internal Number: 2002576
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