Northwell Health Physical Therapy Assistant in Franklin Square, New York

Req Number 001PPG

Job Category Physical/Occupational Therapy

Job Description

Assists in administering physical therapy care programs; monitors and communicates patient�s progress to Physical Therapist and other medical/ allied health personnel. Maintains medical records for each patient.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Administers direct patient care in accordance with the written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other State authorized practitioner, as directed.

  • Submits required documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the department. Maintains progress notes and discharge summaries of assigned patients.

  • Responds appropriately to established department emergency procedures for patient safety and care when necessary

  • Participates in quality improvement chart reviews and activities.

  • May attend family meetings/conferences pertaining to the welfare and management of assigned patients.

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • Associate’s Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant from an accredited college, required.

  • Must be currently certified and registered as Physical Therapy Assistant in New York State OR Must have a valid permit and become certified and registered within one (1) year of employment.

  • Previous hospital/rehabilitation center experience preferred.