University Center is actively seeking Physical Therapy Assistants to work Per-Diem for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Bronx, NY.
PTA Duties Include:
* Measuring & recording Residents motor function, strength and muscle performance. * 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. * Maintains Resident confidence by keeping information confidential. * Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements. * Contributes to a team effort.
PTA Requirements Include:
* A graduate of an accredited PTA Program * Current New York State PTA License * Experience in long-term-care settings preferred