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TRC Health Related - PTA 2

75 Jones and Gifford Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA Req #3464
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1958. From our humble beginnings as a gathering of parents and concerned citizens who wanted to provide educational and training opportunities for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities, The Resource Center has grown into a comprehensive agency providing services to thousands of persons with all types and levels of disabilities.

The Resource Center is the largest non-governmental employer in Chautauqua County with more than 1,300 employees on its payroll.

The mission of The Resource Center is to support individuals with disabilities and other challenges in achieving maximum independence, contributing to their community, experiencing lifelong growth, and enjoying quality of life.

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Coordinator of Health-related Services

 

FUNCTION:

 

Under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist, will contribute to the assessment and evaluation of consumers’ needs, and plan and implement a treatment program to help meet the identified needs. Treatment may be provided through the use of gross motor, sensorimotor or activities of daily living techniques.  Treatment may be implemented through the use of creative, recreational, and self-help activities, to enable individuals to achieve his/her optimal level of productivity and gross motor potential.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

 

1.     Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, records progress notes.

 

2.     Provides direct therapy to a specific caseload according to Treatment Plan, under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.

 

3.    Coordinates schedule with other department employees.

 

4.     Participates and assists the Physical Therapists during the evaluation of consumers.

 

5.     Available for necessary home visits as required.

 

6.     Attends IPP and other team meetings and reports physical therapy progress.

 

7.     Provides physical therapy services as requested by ICF, Residential and Clinic programs, as directed.

 

8.     In conjunction with the Physical Therapist, participates in the development of therapeutic positioning methods for specified individuals, and trains staff in techniques used to incorporate such methods.

 

9.     Completes routine departmental record keeping and documentation of services in accordance with regulatory requirements.  Meets with parents, caregivers and support staff as needed.

 

10.  Performs any other related duties as required by the Physical Therapists, other program staff or Coordinator of Health-related Services.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

The ability and desire to work with people, the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Willingness to accept direction and supervision.  The ability to implement goal-directed activities in a creative and challenging manner.  Must possess good organizational and time management skills.  Physical abilities commensurate with requirements of the job.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program, certification as a Physical Therapy Assistant, and a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to TRC’s insurance carrier or equivalent accommodations.

 

 

 

         4/97, 2/17; 7/20

      Health-related Services

  THE RESOURCE CENTER

    Union

PTO/CAT 2

PTA


The Resource Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, military status, domestic violence status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, physical or mental disability, any other category protected by law, or any other non-job related characteristic. As needed, The Resource Center will provide reasonable accommodations for disabilities to employees and applicants whenever such accommodation would not create an undue hardship or a safety concern in the conduct of TRC’s operations.

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  • Job Family TRC
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 75 Jones and Gifford Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA