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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/11/17

Applications Due11/16/17

Vacancy ID44404

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitlePhysical Therapy Assistant 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $44564 to $56888 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address 2295 Millersport Hwy

City Amherst

StateNY

Zip Code14068

Minimum Qualifications In Title Physical Therapy Assistant 2

Or

Eligible for 70.1 transfer by way of current permanent status in a title deemed comparable to Physical therapy Assistant 2 by the Department of Civil Service

OR

Certified and currently registered to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in New York State AND has two years of post-certification experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant.

Duties Description The incumbent will be supervised by the Chief Physical Therapist. The Physical Therapy Assistant position requires excellent communication skills including teaching and documentation. Knowledge of NYS Safe Patient Handling legislation/techniques and experience with complex seating and positioning is preferred. Physical demands are considerable and include bending, lifting, standing and walking to assist individuals during physical therapy treatments. NYS driver’s license is required for intermittent travel to cover therapy needs at residences and day programs as assigned by supervisor.

Duties will include performing standardized tests and measures, executing interventions and following treatment plans established by the Physical Therapist, participating in shoe and brace clinics and seating and positioning clinics as a member of the interdisciplinary team, attending meetings and trainings and providing training for staff including discipline specific training during New Employee Orientation as assigned by Chief Physical Therapist.


Additional Comments OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Elaine Kawczynski

Telephone 716-608-2550

Fax 716-517-3715

Email Address elaine.b.kawczynski@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 1200 East and West Road

Bldg. 1 - HRMO

City West Seneca

State NY

Zip Code 14224

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your cover letter and resume to the address above.

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