Physical Therapist Assistant-OP/Ortho

Job ID 290891
Full Time
117 Sharon Road
Waterbury, CT 06705-4000

Job Description

Select Physical Therapy is seeking a Full-Time outpatient Physical Therapist Assistant  in Waterbury, CT

This position is sign on bonus 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 and exceptional patient experience, helping all of our patients get back to athletics, work, life and the things they love. 

Our facility boasts a sprawling 5000 ft² space equipped with cutting-edge equipment and amenities tailored to cater to a wide range of rehabilitation needs. From sports injuries to post-surgery recovery, we provide comprehensive care to our patients. One of our standout features is our aquatic therapy pool, designed to offer a unique and effective approach to rehabilitation. As a therapist here, you’ll have the opportunity to utilize this innovative resource to its fullest potential, helping patients achieve remarkable results. In addition to our general rehabilitation area, we have a dedicated space for golf rehabilitation. Perfect for golf enthusiasts looking to get back on the green after an injury, this specialized area is equipped with specific equipment and exercises tailored to improve golf-related mobility, strength, and flexibility. At our center, we prioritize a collaborative approach to patient care, fostering a supportive and encouraging environment for both staff and patients alike. Join us in making a difference in the lives of those seeking to regain their independence and quality of life through physical therapy. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling career with Select Physical Therapy! 

Schedule:  Monday through Friday

Compensation: Strting at $25/hr (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.