Physical Therapy Technician
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Physical Therapy Technician

Salary: $17.50 per hour depending on experience

OPTM Physical Therapy Saratoga, a member of Therapy Partners Group, has been the premier provider for outpatient orthopedics serving Saratoga and surrounding communities for over 20 years. We are known for providing the highest quality individualized care for our patients and our team of highly skilled physical therapists who are passionate about helping patients achieve their goals. 

Currently, we are in search of a full time Physical Therapy Techncian for our Saratoga location.


Prepares treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepares patients for physical therapy treatment by welcoming, comforting, providing and/or assisting patient into physical therapy apparel (shorts, gowns, etc.)
Does laundry, maintaining an ample supply of clean linens.
Under direct supervision of and with co-signature by, records daily notes.
Provides information to patients by answering questions and requests.
Helps treat patients by applying ice or heat packs, helping patients onto exercise equipment, monitoring motion; tracking walking time and distance; performing prescribed exercises and strengthening techniques as requested by PT.
Educates patients by demonstrating proper use of equipment and exercise routines.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Provides equipment and supplies by sterilizing and delivering equipment and supplies to treatment area; positioning equipment for therapist access; positioning patient on equipment.
Ensures operation of physical therapy equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
Maintains physical therapy supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies and communicating to person in charge or ordering
Enhances physical therapy department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments, is a team player.
Collects garbage at the end of each working day.
Reports any issues needing resolution to Physical Therapists.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
Strong Customer Service Skills
Ability to maintain confidential documents
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Ability to communicate complex information in a well thought-out easily understood manner, both orally and in writing in a variety of settings and styles;
Ability to communicate in an honest, direct and professional manner, relating well to others to build rapport and effective relationships.
Ability to demonstrate active listening by asking clarifying questions, identify and share relevant information and solicit feedback from others and give and receives feedback objectively.
Ability to identify and problem solve
Strong team player
Education and Experience

Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology or related field.

Prior experience in customer service

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, mouse, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and present reports.