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Physical Therapy Assistant

Location: Amsterdam, NY
Job # 10258264
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Look no further. This is the place for you! Liberty ARC offers you the chance to have a fulfilling career with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of those we support. Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, supports individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. If you’re looking for an inspiring profession with many life-long rewards and want to be a part of something special, we want YOU!
Don’t miss the chance to work at one of most respected not-for-profits in upstate NY. We offer numerous professional growth opportunities, paid/on-the-job training and competitive benefits. Apply now and begin a truly unforgettable experience with us. It’s all about the opportunity and what you make of the journey!

Physical Therapy Assistant
 
Location: Amsterdam, NY                                             
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Supervising Physical Therapist                                                               
Physical Requirements: Walking, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, twisting, ability to lift and transfer individuals
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours a week, Full Time Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. Flexible schedule to allow for time spent in residences early morning and early evening.
On-Call/Holiday/Weekend work: Not Routinely Scheduled, but as required by program need.
               
 
Job Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. License and Certification secured or eligible through New York State Department of Education.
  • Currently Registered to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in New York State.
  • Specialized training or one year of professional experience in treating developmentally disable preferred.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license, some travel required
  • The ability to read, write and speak the English language.
 
 
Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide Physical Therapy services to individuals in programs, in compliance with NYS, Federal, agency and department regulations.
  • Provide training to agency personnel to include home and work sites
  • Record and maintain individuals PT record in compliance with all state, local, federal regulations and agency policy.
  • Participate in team meetings and surveys as part of individuals overall plan of care.
  • Communication that is appropriate, accurate and timely.
  • Pursue personal/professional development and attend mandated agency training as required.
  • Monitor all adaptive equipment and schedule repairs or replacement as needed for wheelchairs, walkers and orthotics.
 
 
 
Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.
 
 
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of Race/Color/Religion/Age/Sex/National Origin/Marital Status/Disability/Veteran Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Genetic Information and all other categories covered by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment physicals and substance abuse testing.
 
Liberty was founded in 1957 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wished to establish special education programs in the local community. Celebrating 60 years of quality services in 2017, the organization offers vocational, residential, day, family support and health-related services. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, NY with sites located throughout Montgomery County.
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