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Spaulding Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Assistant PTA Per Diem in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Physical Therapy Assistant PTA Per Diem - ( 3285490 )


Physical Therapy Assistant Needed for Spaulding

Provide physical therapy services under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist to patients who have impairments, functional limitations or disabilities resulting from injury, disease or other causes. Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team. Educate patient, families and others as directed by the Physical Therapist. Coordinate technical, environmental and financial resources effectively and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities

  • Under supervision of licensed physical therapist, prescribed treatment program is carried out according to organizational and professional guidelines.

  • Measurement skills are modified based on patients’ age, medical condition, and cultural background.

  • Patient progress and overall status is communicated with physical therapist to adjust patient goals, treatment plan, procedures, and discharge and equipment needs.

  • Documentation is complete, timely and in accordance with facility and practice guidelines.

  • Therapy and health care students are oriented, trained, and mentored to achieve stated performance expectations.

  • Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.

  • PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.




  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program.



  • Licensed (and in good standing) as a physical therapist assistant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Skills (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)


  • BLS required.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the English language.

  • Basic skills in math and computer science.

  • Appropriate knowledge of physical therapy treatment techniques to manage the rehabilitation population.

  • Effective problem solving skills for physical therapy treatment planning and execution taking into consideration patient’s age, psychosocial, cultural and religious background.

  • Basic skills in teaching other and self assessment of learning needs, strengths, and professional goals.

  • Safely execute all job responsibilities without risking injury to self or patients. Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with patients and families using the theories of human growth and development, family systems, and cultural background.

  • Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.

  • Maintain variable work schedule depending on hospital/program needs to provide patient care (evening, holidays, weekend and travel).


  • Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.

  • Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.

  • Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

  • High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.

  • Attention to detail. EEO Statement:

Spaulding Rehabilitation is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Primary Location : MA-Charlestown-SRH Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

Work Locations :

SRH Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

300 1st Avenue

Charlestown 02129

Job : PT/OT/Speech Therapy - Assistants

Organization : Spaulding Hospital–Boston & Cambridge(SRN,SRH,SHC)

Schedule : Per Diem

Standard Hours: : 1

Shift : Day Job

Employee Status : Limited Term / Per Diem

Recruiting Department: : SRH Therapy

Job Posting : May 17, 2024

Req ID: 3285490