Physical Therapist Assistant-PTA


The Natick Walpole VNA is committed to a traditional, yet innovative approach of providing highly skilled compassionate home health care to the communities it serves. The NWVNA continually strives to be responsive to patient and community needs, to promote healthy lifestyles, and facilitate independence and resourcefulness to enable people to remain in their own homes, thereby enhancing their quality of life.

Job Summary: To provide Physical Therapy services, under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, to patients and families in their homes.


  • Provides care and services in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Assists community members and health field personnel to assess, plan for, and provide needed health and related services.
  • Documents care provided in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provides teaching to clients and families.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other members of the health care team, community agencies and referral sources.
  • Communicates the plan of care with patients and families and insures understanding of the exercise program prescribed.
  • Is responsive to meeting or exceeding patient/client expectations and promotes a positive image of the NWVNA.
  • Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.
  • Attends continuing education programs.



  • Associate’s degree and graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
  • One-year Physical Therapy experience preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license.


  • Demonstrates responsibility for self-direction.
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and utilize computer technology.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills.


Work Environment

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work in team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently in the home care setting.