Physical Therapy Assistant

Regular Part-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

Provides treatment to patient population of inpatients and outpatient. Assists Physical Therapist as needed

[ Responsibilities ]
  • Maintains adequate documentation and productivity within expected ranges (6 ½ to 7 ½ clinical hours per day).
  • Documents and maintains accurate patient records.
  • Manages caseload accordingly with regards to intensity, demand and frequency.
  • When applicable, acts as Clinical Instructor to students.
[ Qualifications ]

Education:

High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

 

Work Experience:

Previous experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred.

 

Licenses and Certifications:

License in Physical Therapy Assistant/New Jersey

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Strong customer service skills.

[ Physical Demands ]

Working Conditions:

Normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients. 

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting – Rarely

Standing/Walking – Frequently

Kneeling/Stooping – Occasionally

Bending/Climbing – Occasionally

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Rarely

Typing/Filing – Rarely

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.