Physical Therapy Aide

Northwell Health
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Job Details

  • Location: Manhasset, NY, 11030
  • Date Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 51883
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Job Description

Job Description

Assists Physical Therapists in their treatment of patients. Prepares patients for treatment. Maintains department in a clean and orderly fashion.

Job Responsibility


  • * Assists Physical Therapists in their treatment of patients
    • Prepares patients for treatment, as directed.
    • Transports patients to and from department.
    • Assists patients in dressing and undressing.
    • Assembles and places equipment and supplies for use.
    • Places patients in position for treatment and assists in transfers.
    • Assists PT in giving paraffin treatments, applying hot packs, assists patients in and out of whirlpool and hubbard tank, and guards patients in ambulation.
    • Assists patients to bathroom.
  • * Assists professional staff in ordering supplies. Orders linens and maintains linen closet in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • * Maintains equipment and working area in clean and orderly condition.
  • * Performs a variety of duties essential to the function of the department such as taking messages, performing messenger duties, attending in-service training, etc.
  • * Transports equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds, as necessary.
  • * Assists O.T workshop, as required.
  • Performs related duties as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


Job Qualification


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalent certification within the first three (3) months from Date of Hire, required.
  • Prior patient care experience, required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.