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Northwell Health Physical Therapy Aide (LJ) in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 129559

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.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $23.11-$25.47/hour

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.