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The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center ASSISTANT, PHYSICAL THERAPIST in Brooklyn, New York

Assist in the performance of physical therapy treatment procedures and related duties under the supervision and direction of a licensed physical therapist.

  • Assist in the assessment of physical therapy treatment.

  • Document patient care and progress to include keeping records and statistics.

  • Assist in educating patients about their care and treatment.

  • Assist the Physical Therapist in the clinical instruction of physical therapy assistant students.

  • Care of environment and equipment, review inventory and the working condition of equipment..

  • Attending meetings and in-service programs.

  • Comply with department and regulatory standards and policies.

  • Recommend changes in procedures as appropriate.

  • All other duties as requested.


  • Associate’s Degree from an APTA accredited physical therapist assistant program.


  • May be new graduate but some experience in physical therapy programs helpful and preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Ability to fully utilize BHMC’s electronic record systems, equipment and other healthcare and billing systems relevant to this position.

Licenses, Certifications:

  • New York State Certification as Physical Therapist Assistant and current NYS Registration.

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day.

  • Position will be required to stoop, bend, lift, and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds.

  • Ability to position and partially lift patients is required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.

BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

ID: 2021-9675

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Street: 1 Brookdale Plaza