Physical Therapy Assistant Job

Company Summary

Atlas Therapy has been a pillar in the community, providing successful outpatient physical therapy treatment for over a decade. Even through the pandemic, our doors have never closed to the patients who have needed us. We continue to operate at a high standard providing a safe environment for the healing of our patients. We are proud of our commitment to our patients and proud that every patient receives our hands on, one-on-one care. We strive to take on the most challenging patient cases, and our therapists are willing to continue growing their skills to meet these challenges. Our excellence is proven by the lives that are helped.

Job Overview

Atlas Therapy is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant to join our growing team at our outpatient State College office. Our ideal candidate is an experienced Physical Therapist Assistant who has a desire to provide quality one-on-one care using their ever-evolving skills in our fast-paced clinic.

Job Benefits

Atlas Therapy offers our employees competitive salaries, medical insurance plans, and 401(k) matching. We also provide flexible paid vacation time to enjoy your passions outside of the clinic, paid educational and continuing education training to support and invest in the success of our therapists, the enjoyment of quiet lunches with offices closed during the lunch hour, and a weekday schedule that allows for an early weekend with treatment on Fridays ending at lunch time.

Job Requirements

  • Experience: At least 2 years clinical experience with Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Assistant and Indirect Supervision Licensure.
  • Skills: You must be excellent with electronic documentation, helping solve patient problems in private treatment rooms, and executing a patient plan of care as established by the treating physical therapist. We provide manual therapy so you must be willing to be hands on to provide one-on-one quality care. Must be comfortable answering questions and having open patient discussions.
  • Characteristics: You must be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude. With this position, you should be a team player willing to work together to help our patients and our community reach its goals of health and wellness. With the complexity of cases seen, you should be motivated to advance your skills by continuing to learn through valuable continuing education courses.

Job Responsibilities

The ideal candidate must be able to function well in a busy outpatient setting working with the physical therapy team to treat a multitude of medically complex patient cases. Candidate must be comfortable:

  • working with complex physical therapy assessments
  • working with plans of care to meet patients’ goals
  • providing manual based therapy approaches in a one-on-one setting
  • listening to patients and educating or advising them on strategies to meet their goals
  • maintaining quality documentation and billing standards, helping take measurements for daily documentation and monthly PT assessments
  • working with web based electronic medical record, home exercise program, and integrated patient satisfaction tracking
  • being flexible to operational challenges and demands that require a full team approach
  • working with the entire team of staff including but not limited to: management, physical therapists, patient care coordinators, billing, and vendors
  • becoming an integral part of Atlas Therapy and serving our surrounding communities

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