Nova Medical Centers Physical Therapist Assistant - Norcross in Norcross, Georgia

Position Summary:

Provide physical therapy services as assigned and directed under the supervision of a physical therapist, concurrent with Nova Medical Centers’ physical therapy treatment philosophy.

Clinical Duties

  • Promotes professional milieu and demeanor while providing physical therapy services.

  • Maintains a safe, clean and accommodated working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Develops knowledge of evidence-based practice and demonstrates clinical knowledge of physical therapy services.

  • Perform assigned responsibilities from supervising physical therapist that are consistent with safe, legal and ethical physical therapy practice.

Other Responsibilities

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Coordinates with Supervising Physical Therapist to provide physical therapy services as specified in the plan of care; respond to acute changes in physiological state; teach other health care providers, patients, and families to perform selected treatment procedures and functional activities.

  • Meet with the Physical Therapy team members and/or other staff on a regular basis, including off-site to discuss quality of patient care, procedures, records, review of policies, attend training sessions, educational seminars and other issues as required.

  • Promote, support and engage in projects, communications and activities which are designed to maintain, develop and/or improve overall teamwork within the center.

  • Assist with developing and promoting clear communication between the Physical Therapy department and other center staff members.

  • Document treatments and provide documentation per policy and procedure. Demonstrate the ability to exercise proper judgment.

  • Partner with the Physical Therapy team to ensure center operations are consistent with medical policy and professional standards at Nova Medical Centers.


  • Graduate of a Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited program

  • Current state licensure or the ability to obtain

  • CPR certification or ability to obtain

Equal Opportunity Employer

ID: 2018-3051

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