Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
Meeting Street, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to children and families in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, is seeking a motivated team player to serve as the Physical Therapists Assistant for Early Intervention. The position reports to the Early Intervention Clinical Supervisor. This is a great opportunity to join Meeting Street where individuals of all abilities learn, play, work and live together.
Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community’s future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity and excellence.
As the Early Intervention Physical Therapists Assistant you will assists registered/licensed physical therapist by providing information for the evaluation of functional capabilities of clients on assigned caseload. You will implement individual treatment programs addressing specific IFSP goals with measurable outcomes under the guidance and direction of a registered/licensed physical therapist. You will maintain written documentation for treatment provided and communication with families in a professional, compliant and timely manner. You will participate actively, cooperatively and constructively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. You will provide instruction and guidance to ensure that the clients’ goals are integrated into a comprehensive program. You will assist in the assessment and fabrication of adaptive equipment used to facilitate and enhance client’s function. You will maintain and order therapeutic equipment and supplies as needed. You will attend IFSP and team meetings as directed.
Meeting Street is currently offering a four-step $2,500 bonus to new employees for full-time, benefit eligible positions.
Full-time employees at Meeting Street enjoy low cost benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), vision insurance (VSP), employer-paid life insurance and long term disability, optional employee and dependent life insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 5% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, paid time-off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days, BCBS Wellness Program, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program and much more!
We do not discriminate in services or employment based on ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice.
This position requires a minimum of 1 year related experience; familiarity with pediatric populations preferred. An Associate of Science Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant field from APTA approved program. This position requires you have Licensure as a registered Physical Therapist Assistant from the Rhode Island Department of Health. You will also need valid CPR training.