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Job Description: Physical Therapist (PT) Physical Therapist (PT) Location: Queens, NY Salary:  Experience: 0.0 year(s) Job Type: Temporary / Consulting Job ID: U1004272       About the Opportunity A pediatric outpatient facility in Queens is looking for a Physical Therapist (PT) to start immediately. The PT will work in the afternoons and will start out with two to three days per week. For the right therapist, this position can grow to five days per week if desired. The facility is looking for someone who is passionate about working with children and is comfortable treating a wide range of diagnoses. This is a perfect opportunity for a school provider looking for additional work after hours. Company Description Pediatric Outpatient Facility Job Description The Physical Therapist (PT) will: Assist children in reaching their full potential in the most mutually respectful environment possible Work closely with children's pediatrician, orthopedist, neurologist, orthotist and caregivers to ensure the most effective progress Help child return to maximal functioning and encourage a "play" environment Improve balance and coordination and use sensory equipment to encourage child to better develop their motor skills Required Skills Active New York State Physical Therapist license and registration Patient-oriented CPR Certification Strong therapeutic skills and knowledge Ability to work independently Ability to work in a dynamic and supportive environment while treating children of all ages with a variety of conditions Highly organized Excellent communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Compassionate and empathetic Desired Skills Prior pediatric experience

Job Description: Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Location: Hartford County, CT Salary:  Experience: 1. year(s) Job Type: Temporary / Consulting Job ID: U1003946       About the Opportunity One of the largest and most reputable healthcare organization in Hartford County is looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) and/or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) for a promising position with their growing staff. In this role, the Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) will be responsible for for performing Work Fitness Assessments and other duties on clients referred from an industrial health facility. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone with experience conducting Work Fitness Assessments to continue their career with one of the most established healthcare companies in Connecticut.   Company Description Healthcare Organization Job Description The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) will: Administer work fitness assessment with proper technique and educates clients in proper body mechanics while doing assessment Carry out ergonomic assessment of work areas and provide a written report with recommendations Treat patients with the appropriate and acceptable therapeutic exercises (strength, endurance, coordination, balance, and ROM) Administer physical agents (modalities) and manual therapeutic technique to relieve pain and/or attain established goals as directed by the Physical / Occupational Therapist Utilize effective techniques to assist in normalizing motor activity and learning Educate patients/families in home exercise programs and/or functional activities in order to maximize independent functional activity Implement treatment plan as necessary and determine when a patient has achieved optimal benefit of treatment Seek and foster interdepartmental communication and communication with the referring physician regarding patient care Perform all duties with proper body mechanics and safety to prevent injuries Document in accordance to insurance guidelines and adhere to the department's policies and procedures Accurately and consistently fill out and submits charges daily Required Skills 1+ year of related work experience Associate's Degree Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) or Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) CT Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) license or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) license Experience conducting Work Fitness Assessments Solid documentation skills Patient oriented Great interpersonal skills Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Strong attention to detail Highly organized

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As people age, their bodies begin to limit their independence. Decreasing functional abilities affect motion, mobility, strength, stability, stamina, balance, gait and more, preventing the elderly population from living their lives to the fullest. Exercise helps to improve these functions. However, due to their more fragile state, these exercises should be supervised by a physical therapist. If you’re interested in helping the elderly regain their independence, check out the open gait and balance physical therapy jobs at ADVANCE Healthcare Jobs.

Gait and balance physical therapists help their patients get back to being more socially and physically active. Like other forms of physical therapy, gait and balance physical therapy improves mobility by focusing on increased activity, movement and exercise.

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