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The Physical Therapy Assistant provides and assists with restorative and maintenance modalities and routines under the direct supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist. Schedule is 9a-5p M-F and would include one to two Saturdays per month 8-4.


Education and Training – An individual who is licensed by and currently registered with the New York State Education Department, or who has been issued a valid limited permit by that Department.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide treatment services as specified in the written plan in accordance with accepted professional standards and practices.
  • Assess the registrant progress and responses to treatment and review progress with the physical therapist at designated intervals.
  • Integrate the physical therapy services with all other services.
  • Provide guidance to other personnel for treatment follow-up.
  • Maintain physical therapy equipment
  • Transport registrants to and from the Physical Therapy Treatment Room.
  • Assist registrants to prepare for treatment.
  • Assist registrants with exercises, i.e. passive, active assistance, active and resistive.
  • Maintain records under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Attend Registrant Care Conferences when required by the Physical Therapist.
  • Assist in the development of and participate in inservice education.
  • Maintain equipment and whirlpool in a clean and sanitary condition, following proper infection control procedures at all times.
  • Supervise and direct support staff appropriately.
  • Complete daily attendance/billing sheets.
  • Complete home visits as necessary and order recommended equipment.
  • Participate in orthotic/prosthetic clinic and wheelchair clinic as related to assigned caseload.

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