Physical Therapist Assistant

ID: 285015 (23995672)
Location: Sarasota, FL - US
Duration: Permanent
Company: Sevita
Contact: Shamani Booker    Call: 8509101686
Posted: 06/12/2024
NeuroRestorative, a part of the Sevita family, provides rehabilitation services for people of all ages with brain, spinal cord and medically complex injuries, illnesses and other challenges. In a variety of locations and community-based settings, we offer a range of programs, including vocational and therapy programs, day treatments, and specialized services for infants, children, adolescents, Military Service Members and Veterans.

Do you have experience in physical therapy and are looking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your commitment to a team-based workplace that puts people first.

    • Administer physical therapy treatments to patients, working under the direction of and as an assistant to the Physical Therapists.
    • Assure all program participants receive scheduled PT (Physical Therapy) treatments and document therapy session or reason for inability to attend.
    • Perform active, passive, and/or resistive therapeutic exercises, based on general therapy principles, on program participants.
    • Perform therapeutic massage on program participants as needed.
    • Perform general mobilization and/or passive stretch to program participants, within limits of safety regarding joint/muscle stretch.
    • Instruct, motivate, and assist program participants in learning and improving functional activities.
    • Provide gait training and instruct program participants in the use of canes, crutches, walkers, braces, and splints; train program participants at homebound and community level, including endurance training.
    • Measure ROM, length and girth of body parts, vital signs, and MMT (manual muscle tests) to assist Physical Therapist in evaluating program participants and/or to determine the effectiveness of the program plan.
    • Confer with staff members and other health care members to exchange, discuss, and evaluate program participant information for modifying and coordinating current treatment program and participate in treatment planning with trans-disciplinary team as requested.
    • Ensure adherence to accreditation standards, licensure standards, professional code of ethics, and confidentiality.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of indications and contra-indications of physical therapy modalities and techniques.
    • Assess PT equipment for needs and maintenance.

Why Join Us?

    • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.
    • 401(k) with company match.
    • Paid time off and holiday pay.
    • Complex work adding value to the organization’s mission alongside a great team of co-workers.
    • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – apply today!

Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face.

We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve all over the U.S.

Sevita is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and respects the unique talents, experiences, and perspectives of our employees and the people we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

This Physical Therapist job opening last updated on 06/12/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on


    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • One year of experience in a human services or related field.
    • Current PTA license in the state of work.
    • Good working knowledge of physical therapy equipment and therapeutic exercise treatments.
    • Self-motivated and detail-oriented with ability to multi-task.
    • Reliable, responsible, and caring nature.
    • Commitment to the company’s mission and values.

Sevita Profile

At Sevita, we believe everyone deserves to live a full, independent life, and the best place to do that is in their home and community. Our services help families, children, and adults of all ages live joyful lives of their own choosing, no matter the challenges that they face. At the core of our mission is our employees – the caregivers, clinicians, therapists, business and support team members who care for the individuals we serve and create relationships that change lives every day. We have a bright future here at Sevita and the determination to get there. 

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