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File #: ID-4774    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Executive Committee
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: INTRODUCED BY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO CREATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES THE POSITION OF PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Narrative of Resolution:

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INTRODUCED BY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO CREATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES THE POSITION OF PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

 

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If Resolution requires expenditure of County Funds, provide the following information:

Amount to be authorized by Resolution: $86,090

Are funds already budgeted? No

Specify Compliance with Procurement Procedures: : Once the resolution is passed, budget modifications will be made. Medicaid, Medicare and 3rd party insurances will cover personnel cost of this position. This position is not mandated, but is a revenue producing position and will reduce contractual costs.

 

 

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WHEREAS, in order to save money on contractual costs, the Director of the Department of Public Health Services has expressed a need to create a second full-time Physical Therapist Assistant position to provide and maintain consistent and dependable Physical Therapy services to our CHHA patients; and

WHEREAS, the Director of Public Health believes that the needs of the Department would be best served if said position was created; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Sullivan County Legislature authorize the creation of a second Physical Therapist Assistant position for Sullivan County Public Health Services, to advertise for said position, and give permission to the Public Health Director to appoint a qualified applicant to the position; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Legislature hereby sets the annual salary for Physical Therapist Assistant position at an amount not to exceed $51,878; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Public Health Services is authorized to fill this new position immediately.