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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Company: Medford Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
Location: Medford
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Medford Rehabilitation & Nursing Center - PTA - New Higher Pay Rate ( Up to $35/hr ) Join our Team at Medford Today!
We offer the Following:

  • Premium Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Fun, Family-Like Team, and Atmosphere!
  • Work in a Beautifully Remodeled Office
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs

    Covid 19 Vaccine: -Required -

    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance


      • Must possess a current unencumbered MA license as an Physical Therapy Assistant
      • Graduate of an accredited school with an Associate's degree in Physical Therapy
      • Geriatric experience preferred
      • A current unrestricted driver's license and dependable transportation
      • Able to use necessary computer applications
      • Ability to professionally communicate with internal and external resources
      • High level of motivation and ability to take initiative appropriately
      • Ability to function independently as well as part of a team
      • Ability to function effectively in stressful and changing situations
      • Ability to positively give and receive oral and written direction

        -Essential Job Functions:
        Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. - However, it does not in any way state or imply that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.

        • Demonstrates working knowledge of skilled restorative therapy and maintenance programs
        • Provides Physical Therapy plan of treatments and modalities according to the established treatment plans as assigned, under the on-site supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist
        • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully and effectively communicate with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public
        • Must effectively communicate with residents with visual, speech, auditory, cognitive, physical and emotional impairments
        • Must possess the ability to train/supervise and discipline subordinate staff
        • Must be able to relate information regarding a resident's condition
        • Must possess the ability to assist in planning, organizing and implementing the goals, objectives and policies and procedures of the department
        • Documents resident progress toward Physical Therapy goals
        • Completes Daily Activity Schedule and progress notes per facility policy and as directed by the Physical Therapist
        • Provides resident, staff and family education as directed
        • Complies with Federal and State regulations related to rehabilitation therapy
        • Completes all documentation to comply with professional standard and regulatory requirements
        • Strives to meet productivity / efficiency goals and self-initiates corrective action plan for non-attainment
        • Utilizes the clinical software applications per policies and procedures
        • Assists in ordering necessary equipment for the facility and residents
        • Utilizes proper body mechanics, techniques and safety while completing job duties and responsibilities.
        • Maintains current professional knowledge of practice of Physcial Therapy and practices within acceptable professional standards
        • Complies with all facility policies and procedures
        • Maintains confidentiality of facility and resident information
        • Respects all residents all resident rights
        • Reports all instances of potential resident abuse, neglect, and misappropriation of resident property immediately
        • Follows sanitation and infection control policies and procedures
        • Keeps Facility Rehabilitation manager and Physical Therapist informed and updated appropriately

          I have read this job description and fully understand the requirements set forth therein. - I hereby accept the position of Staff Physical Therapy Assistant or Per Diem Physical Therapy Assistant and agree to abide by the requirements set forth and will perform all duties and responsibilities to the best of my ability. - I understand that as a result of my employment, I may be exposed to blood, body fluids, infectious disease, air contaminants, and hazardous products/chemicals, including exposure to products containing latex.
          Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All pay rates and bonuses are paid and/ or awarded to employees based on the facilities policy and/ or the CBA, depending on the position.

Keywords: Medford Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Medford , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Healthcare , Medford, Massachusetts

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