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Physical Therapist Assistant

at HealthQuest

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Reference #: 17485
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  • Job LocationUS-NY-Poughkeepsie
    Posted Date3 months ago(7/2/2019 5:41 PM)
    Requisition #
    24288
    Type
    Part Time
    Primary Shift
    Day
    Hours Per Week
    20.00
  • Overview

    Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

    Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

    Responsibilities

    Provides direct patient care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and assists the Physical Therapist in executing described care plans. Provides clinical instruction to Physical Therapy Assistant students. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the age of the patient served by the patient care department.

    Qualifications

    • Requires minimum of two (2) years of college with resulting graduation from PTA program
    • No prior experience required
    • Valid New York State PTA License or eligibility with temporary permit