Physical Therapist Assistant – PTA

Location: Lake Placid, NY

Physical Therapy Assistant Opportunity -

We are in search of a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) in New York State:

  • Sign-on Bonus available, up to $10,000.
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package.
  • Gas Allowance Benefit for travel.
  • Earning potential increases with experience.
  • Traveler PTA applications accepted.
  • Direct Hire opportunity.
  • Full-Time position.
  • New graduates of PTA programs are welcome.
  • Work Setting: Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Location: Lake Placid, NY.
  1. Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that contributes to the well-being of our residents.
  2. Physical Therapy Assistant team members collaborate to provide comprehensive and high-quality therapy services to enhance the residents' health and wellness. This role involves administering skilled physical therapy treatments as prescribed by a Registered Physical Therapist, ensuring the utmost level of resident care is upheld.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Physical Therapist in devising, developing, and implementing personalized treatment plans for residents.
  • Document residents' progress and behavior in Progress Notes.
  • Prepare and maintain statistical records and departmental reports as requested by the Physical Therapist.
  • Contribute to in-service training programs as needed.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and functionality of equipment and supplies.
  • Punctually and consistently report to work as scheduled, ensuring personal transportation is in order.
  • Adhere to the electronic timekeeping system.
  • Prioritize resident confidentiality and privacy when performing job duties.
  • Follow the facility's dress code, including wearing a name tag at all times.
  • Fulfill assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals set for all staff members in this facility.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an approved physical therapy assistant program is required.

  • Must possess a valid PTA license in the state of New York.

  • Keen interest in physical therapy treatments for the geriatric and sub-acute population, employing a collaborative approach.

About the area:
  • Lake Placid, NY, is a charming village situated close to a picturesque lake in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. The area is renowned as a Winter Olympics venue and a popular destination for snow sports and various outdoor activities. Mirror Lake, at the heart of the village, boasts a scenic trail along its shoreline. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is a notable attraction in the area.
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