The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation now has an in-house therapy Program!
Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) POSITION SUMMARY:
A licensed/certified therapy assistant overall responsibility is to assist and support the plan of treatment for each resident/resident assigned. The assistant is an active participant in the center and an integral part of the interdisciplinary team.
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) REPORTS TO:
Operationally reports to the Director of Rehabilitation or designee center where providing therapy services. The Assistant is clinically overseen by the therapist coordinating care for the resident/resident as assigned. Supervises assistant students in their discipline according to state and federal guidelines.
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) SUPERVISES:
Supervises clinically all aides working with residents to which the assistant is directing or overseeing the delivery of services according to an established plan of care. Supervision follows all accepted state and federal guidelines for the respective discipline.
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) Education:
Graduate of an accredited college or university with minimally an associate’s degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy. Assistant is licensed or equivalent certification accepted by the designated professional accrediting body
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) Professional Experience:
Physical Therapist Assistant ( PTA ) ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: