Health Plus Management Physical Therapist Assistant - Full time in White Plains, New York

Health Plus Management, LLC is actively seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant for our managed location in White Plains. This is an outpatient PM&R - Pain Management practice with a state of the art physical therapy gym in-house. This opportunity is for a full-time position that provides an excellent path for personal and professional growth, along with competitive salary and benefits. As part of the core team in a Physiatry practice, the Physical Therapist Assistant promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.

We are witnessing a paradigm shift in pain medicine towards a mechanism-based approach. We value the fact that Physical Therapist Assistants play an important role in palliative care, and they are regarded as highly proficient members of a multidisciplinary healthcare team towards management of chronic pain.

Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10:30 am - 7:00 pm


Job Duties

  • Contribute to the Physical Therapist’s effectiveness by identifying patient care issues

  • Provide information and commentary regarding recommended options and courses of action

  • Implement physical therapy directives

  • Assess patient health by interviewing patients, also obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories of the patient

  • Assess abnormal conditions by reviewing the Physical Therapist’s interpretations of patient evaluations and test results

  • Document patient care services by charting in patient record

  • Perform therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises

  • Instruct, encourage, and assist patients in performing physical activities such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities, as well as instructing usage of supportive devices, such as canes and crutches

  • Instruct and counsel patients by describing therapeutic regimens

  • Provide continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhere to infection-control policies and protocols

  • Maintain legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to policy positions concerning Federal, State, and Local regulations; anticipating emerging issues

Requirements

  • A valid New York physical therapy license (or eligibility) and registration. New graduates will be considered.

  • Experience working in an outpatient musculo-skeletal practice preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients