St. Patrick's Home
Full Job Description
Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA
St. Patrick’s Home is a Faith-Based facility located in the northwest section of the Bronx, bordering scenic Van Cortlandt Park. Sharing in the Ministry of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm since 1931, the dedicated staff provides Long and Short-term Care to the elderly, meeting the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of the residents as a part of the St. Patrick’s family, where “The Difference is Love.”
We are looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA – Part-Time.
** This is a Full-Time position **
St Patrick’s Home can offer you:
Health (Aetna), Vision and HSA with employer contribution
Fully paid Dental insurance
Fully paid Life insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Benefits available 1st of the mo. following 30 days
Low patient-to-staff ratio
On-site training and skills enhancement
A mission-based approach to providing nursing care
Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA Job Summary:
Prepares and provides treatments and activities for residents under the supervision of a Physical Therapist (PT).
Assists with data collection and evaluation under the supervision of the PT.
Completes required documentation, develops treatment goals, and coordinates treatment plans under the supervision of the PT.
Responds to requests made by nursing and other related disciplines in order to assure appropriate resident care (provision of equipment, positioning, etc.).
Adapts intervention environment, tools, materials, and activities accordingly.
Communicates and interacts with team members and the resident’s family or caregivers.
Maintains equipment area, equipment, and supply inventory as required.
Records attendance and helps maintain monthly statistics.
Assists in In-Service Education Program as requested.
Performs other related tasks as directed by Director of Rehab or Supervising PT.
This is a brief overview of job responsibilities and not intended to be all inclusive.
Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA Qualifications:
New York Physical Therapy Assistant Certification required.
Associates Degree in Physical Therapy from accredited program.
Proof of COVID19 Vaccination Required.
One year of Long-Term Care experience preferred.
Knowledge of wheelchairs and Casamba EMR software a plus!
Please consider joining our team working where The Difference is Love℠!
St. Patrick’s Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Preferred1 year(s): Long-Term Care experience preferred.
RequiredAssociates or better
Licenses & Certifications
PreferredTeam Player: Works well as a member of a group
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
PreferredPeer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization