Physical Therapy Assistant

Published March 20th, 2024

Physical Therapy Aide Hiring 3-4

Location: Passaic, NJ
Shift: M-F 8am- 4:30pm
Shift: M/W/F from 7a-3p and T/TH from 10a-6p
*Once the office is fully staffed with Therapists, they intend to extend hours from 7a-8p daily and Saturdays 7a-2p*

Pay rate:$65k-70k


  • Minimum 1 yr experience
  • Active PTA license in the State of New Jersey
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) therapy program


  • Instructs, motivates, safeguards, and assists patients as they practice exercises or functional activities.
  • Observes patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress and provides results to the physical therapist in person or through progress notes.
  • Confers with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.
  • Communicates with and instructs caregivers and family members on patient therapeutic activities and treatment plans.
  • Transports patients to and from treatment areas, lifting and transferring them according to positioning requirements.
  • Secures patients into or onto therapy equipment.
  • Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, aquatic physical therapy, and heat, light, sound, and electrical modality treatments such as ultrasound.
  • Measures patients range-of-joint motion, body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for patient evaluations.
  • Monitors operation of equipment and records use of equipment and administration of treatment.
  • Fits patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches.

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

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