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Physical Therapy Assistant

for SPEAR Physical Therapy in New York, NY USA

Physical Therapy Assistant


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We are looking for team-players, who are passionate about helping others, to join our mission to get New Yorkers back to life. How do we do that, and become the American Physical Therapy Association - Private Practice Section?s top physical therapy practice? We hire people who share our values.

Your Impact: As a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), you will be apart of a rehabilitation team assisting us in our mission of getting New Yorkers ?back to life.? You will manage a caseload of patients, in collaboration with a licensed physical therapist, to ensure top-notch patient outcomes.  As a PTA at SPEAR, you will play an integral role in ensuring our patients achieve their goals and aspirations. You will be a valued member of the SPEAR team, working alongside our physical therapists, aides and care coordinators.

As a SPEAR Team Member, you naturally exhibit SPEAR?s values. Your talents instinctively result in actions of Service, Passion, Empathy, Accountability, Respect, Impact and Teamwork. You put people first, and know that every team member, and potentially every New Yorker within travel distance to any of our clinics, relies on you to help them become the best version of themselves.


Your Success Factors

Respect & Teamwork: You understand that respect is the only way employees, customers and SPEAR will succeed.  You cultivate a culture of teamwork and are committed to supporting our team.

  • Punctuality is an essential component to your success.  On time to you is 10 minutes early to the rest of the world. 
  • You are an integral member of the rehabilitation team and consistently communicate with all members involved in the care of  your patient.
  • You make it habit out of practicing our SPEAR-IT values: Service, Passion, Empathy, Accountability, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork in relation to your work, life and attitude towards others.

Impact & Passion: You take pride in making a positive impact on the New York Community and healthcare industry. You will work hand in hand with our physical therapy and aide teams ensuring our patients receive 5 star care and achieve exceptional rehabilitation outcomes.

  • You stay up-to-date in evidence-based practice, and communicate with your team members on a daily basis. You respond to all patient concerns within 24 hours.

Empathy & Service: Through empathy, you exhibit 5-star customer service to all SPEAR patients. You respond efficiently and accordingly because you understand their feelings and needs.

  • You listen to your patients and treat all interactions with great care. You truly care for your patients and create a positive healing environment around you.


Accountability: Patient outcomes are your top priority. You ensure all patient records are kept up-to-date and 100% accurate. You work hand-in-hand with the physical therapists to ensure patient appointments are scheduled for the proper cadence during their Plan Of Care (POC), and you report any changes in status to the physical therapists.

  • You review all patent charts > 24 hours prior to seeing them and discuss the POC with the evaluating physical therapist.
  • You document in a timely manner, ensuring all patient records are maintained within 24 hours of the appointment.
  • You advocate for your patients by assisting them in scheduling their follow-up appointments, and you respond to all patient emails within 24 hours.


Your Team

  • Report to: Clinical Director
  • Primary Interactions:  Care Coordinators, Physical Therapists, PT Techs.

Job Qualifications

  • Current NYS PTA Licensure
  • Associates Degree, accredited by an accredited PTA Program
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

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  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: New York, NY USA

    Zip Code: 10001

    Posted on: 02/04/2020

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