Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: Ronkonkoma, NY

Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)


Position Summary:

A skilled professional who delivers physical therapy services to patients as directed by the attending physician under the direct (yet off-site) supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.


  • Treat patients to alleviate pain and/or enhance or revive functionality to achieve the utmost level of independence.
  • Educate patients and their families on transfer techniques, home exercise programs, daily living activities, utilization of prosthetic, orthotic, and assistive devices.
  • Prepare detailed clinical progress notes on the same date of the visit for integration into the patient's permanent records.
  • Initiate an on-site, collaborative visit with the assigned Physical Therapist initially, and maintain regular communication for guidance in modifications to the patient's program.
  • Regularly liaise with the case manager and other healthcare professionals assigned to a particular case.


  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program.
  • Licensee and current registration with the New York State Education Department.
  • A minimum of one year of practical experience as a licensed physical therapist assistant.
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