Physical Therapist Assistant - 3,000 Dollar Sign-On Bonus

Physical Therapist Assistant - 3,000 Dollar Sign-On Bonus
Gersh Autism, Jamaica

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 2, 2024
Last Date
Mar 2, 2024

Job Description


The Gersh Organization is dedicated to changing the lives of children on the autism spectrum. Our team of professionals is committed to providing opportunities, inspiration, and guidance for every child to reach their full potential, regardless of the challenges they face. Gersh is the leading provider of educational and support services for children on the autism spectrum and their families.

The primary purpose of the school Physical Therapist Assistant will be to work with students with disabilities and serious health impairments. The Physical Therapy Assistant is expected to work under the supervision of a physical therapist to carry out treatment plans, provide services, make environmental modifications and work with staff to manage physical needs.

Duties and responsibilities

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing individual and group treatment for Physical Therapy.
  • Developing and presenting therapeutic activities to benefit special education students in the least restrictive environment.
  • Reviewing clinical records of students receiving Physical Therapy for completeness of data.
  • Maintaining attendance and anecdotal records for students receiving Physical Therapy.
  • Participating in multidisciplinary and parent conferences to discuss student progress, as well as offering recommendations for specific therapy programs relating to both individuals and groups of students.
  • Consulting with school and supervisory staff on matters relating to Physical Therapy including instruction on therapeutic intervention; appropriate use of therapeutic equipment, methods, and instruction; and student’s current level of function.
  • Consulting with parents/guardians regarding treatment goals, specialized, and other recommendations to enhance the student’s functional ability within the classroom and home setting.
  • Ordering supplies and equipment as needed to carry out Physical Therapy program and maintaining ongoing inventory of these materials.
  • Contacting primary care facilities regarding student’s medical issues, adaptive equipment needs, etc., as they relate to the continuity of services both in school and in the home setting.



  • Valid State NYS Physical Therapy Assistant license from the New York State Office of Professions
  • Associates degree from a CAPTE-accredited program

Working conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and more plus stand and sit for long periods of time


  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible spending account

Job Specification

Job Rewards and Benefits

Gersh Autism

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