Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Position Type Full time or Part Time
Hours Per Week 32-40
Education Level Massachusetts PTA license
Years Of Experience 2
Position Status Now Hiring!
Location Attleboro, MA

Job Responsibilities

Carries out treatment; implements documentation of client status for therapy clients under the direction and supervision of a registered physical therapist.

Job Requirements

  • Implements physical therapy services in accordance with the plan of treatment developed by the physical therapist, signed by the physician, and planned, delegated and supervised by the physical therapist
  • Observes, records and reports the client’s reaction to treatment and any change in the client’s condition to the physician, physical therapist and other staff involved
  • Assists in preparing client’s clinical notes and progress reports according to Agency policy and time frames
  • Positively contributes to all phases of the Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) program. Contributions may include; identification of problem areas; recommendations to address problem areas; data collection; attendance at periodic QAPI meetings or participation in performance improvement projects.
  • Submits accurate documentation in compliance with Agency policy
  • Demonstrates a desire to set and meet objectives and to find increasingly efficient ways to
    perform tasks
  • Completes work, care and documentation with accuracy and within Agency time frames
  • Requires minimal supervision and is self-directed
  • Maintains professionalism throughout all aspects of the job

Job Qualifications

• Licensed by the state of Massachusetts as a Physical Therapist Assistant and is in good standing
• Minimum of two years’ appropriate experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant
• Home care experience preferred