Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Physical Therapist Assistant- Per Diem

    Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
    Requisition ID
    2018-4671
    Category
    Rehabilitation Therapy
    Status
    Sub
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

     

    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniquesOur services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

     

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone.

     

    Bancroft is currently seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our NeuroRehab team located in Mount Laurel, NJ

     

    Responsibilities

    Physical therapist assistant (PTA) works as part of a team to provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the licensed physical therapist. PTA implements selected components of persons served interventions (treatment), obtain data related to the interventions provided, and make modifications in selected interventions either to progress persons served as directed by the physical therapist or to ensure persons served safety and comfort to enhance the individual potential for learning and to meet the specific rehabilitation needs of persons served. This includes: 

     

     

    • Effectively utilizes available information regarding therapy and treatment for each person served.
    • Provides assistance in the development of physical therapy and treatment-specific goals and objectives;
    • Assists program management in the design of functional strategies and the need for adaptive equipment that enhances learning and create an environment best suited to individual profile and needs.
    • Provides individual, group, and integrated direct treatment, therapy, and/or special rehabilitation skills to persons served;
    • Prompts and/or assists each person in the achievement of goals while actively encouraging the independence and competency of each person within his/her ability limit;
    • Plans and schedules frequency and duration of sessions in accordance with individual needs;

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

     

    PTA  must be a graduate from a CAPTE-accredited PTA program, and a current N.J. State Physical Therapist Assistant license is required. Minimum of one year of work experience as a physical therapy assistant working with individuals with traumatic and acquired brain injury and other neurological diagnoses preferred.

     

     

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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