Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Per Diem
Apple Rehab Saybrook

Apple Rehab is a family owned and operated company that treats residents and staff like family too. Our expert team of senior management is located at our home office, right in Avon, CT, ensuring superior care from a local company. Our leadership is not across the country, but rather in our backyard.

The Apple Rehab Difference

What distinguishes Apple Rehab? We think it is our philosophy of Better Life, which operates on the premise that each patient and staff member is a special individual with unique thoughts, ideas and experiences. It is the quality of the relationships between our staff and patients that make Apple Rehab a better place to live and work. Apple Rehab is a best-in-class provider of short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. We seek to attract and retain the best employees; in turn we offer a competitive salary and first-rate benefits including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance as well as paid time off, 401(k) and much more.

Job Title: Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Description/Qualifications

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the size of the facility the job duties may vary.  Receipt of the job description does not imply or create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at-will.

Reports to:  Rehabilitation Director and Physical Therapist

General Purpose

Provides quality resident care to enable the resident to achieve and maintain the maximum level of functional ability while maintaining positive level of interaction with facility and resident.


Graduate of APTA accredited PTA school and eligible for licensure in the state they are practicing in.

New grads welcome to aply

 Essential Job Responsibilities

·        Complies with ethical, regulatory, procedural and professional standards and practice guidelines as defined by state of licensure. 

·        Assists the PT in providing physical therapy treatments to residents as determined by the Plan of Care.

·        Manages caseload with supervisor by scheduling treatment individually or in groups while maintaining efficiency expectations.

·        Instructs resident, family, and caregivers in PT to be continued upon discharge.

·        Adheres to PPS guidelines, ensures all PT documentation/treatment conforms to documentation/billing policies and procedures.

·        Working with PT, provides oversight and direction of techs and assists in the supervision and education of affiliating students.

·        Assists in the assurance that the physical surroundings and equipment are sanitary, orderly and free from conditions that may cause safety hazards.

 Residents’ Rights Functions

·        Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy. Fosters feelings of self worth and respect by treating residents with kindness and understanding.

·        Knows and complies with Residents’ Bill of Rights. Reports all grievances and resident complaints to administrator and/or Director of Nursing immediately.

·        Reports any incident involving rehab staff to RVP immediately.

 Physical Requirements

Physical Demands

Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to

100 pounds.

Ability to stand for extended periods

Fine motor skills

Visual acuity

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Other Job Functions

·        Maintains own professional competence as well as learning new creative trends in PT treatment through participation in continuing education, seminars and training programs.

·        Attends all mandatory inservices.








Old Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, USA
industry: Healthcare