Physical Therapist Assistant

Job ID 289268
Full Time
76 Westbury Park Road
Watertown, CT 06795-2779

Job Description

Select Physical Therapy is seeking a full-time outpatient Physical Therapist Assistant in Watertown, CT

New grads are encouraged to apply-excellent mentorship available!

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Our outpatient orthopedic center is seeking a licensed physical therapist assistant to provide exceptional patient care to patients of all ages and abilities. Our highly trained and respected clinical team provides treatment services that maximize functionality and promote the best optimal outcomes for our patients. We take pride in creating an exceptional patient experience, helping all of our patients get back to athletics, work, life, and the things they love. 

Watertown Select Physical Therapy is a growing sports medicine focused center with an active engaged patient population. In addition, the Watertown location has a specialized total joint rehabilitation program and has a high case load of post operative patients. The clinic has an open floor plan with state of the art equipment including various Pilates machines. The center manager in the facility is an experienced clinic who enjoys mentorship and clinical discussion to enhance patient outcomes.

Schedule:  Monday through Friday

Compensation: $26.00 to 33.00 (commensurate with experience)

Benefits and Incentives (for full-time at 32 hrs+):

  • Multiple health plans: PPO and HSA options through BC/BS
  • Dental/vision/prescription/disability/supplemental life insurance and more
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and extended illness days (EID)
  • Indefinite student debt benefit program
  • Industrywide unmatched continuing education program with unlimited access to CEU courses, national certifications, and more
  • Competitive compensation with annual performance reviews

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist as mandated by State Practice Act.
  • Possesses training and education which allows him/her to assist the Physical Therapist in carrying out prescribed treatment program.
  • Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Select Medical policies and procedures.
  • Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate from an approved curriculum for Physical Therapist Assistants, and having passed a national examination for Physical Therapist Assistants certified by the CAPTE.
  • State license and/or certification must be valid in the state in which the individual will practice.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.