Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Job Description

Job Description: Networks Connect Healthcare Staffing is currently conducting a search to add a talented Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to our team. We are looking for a compassionate and dependable Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) for an orthopedic clinic including diagnosis such as, sports injuries, fractures, rotator cuff repairs, hip arthroscopies, total joint replacements, spine conditions, work injuries and foot and ankle diagnosis.

Primary Specialty




Location - In Office

  • Rockford, IL
  • Cherry Valley, IL
  • Freeport, IL
  • Chicago , IL

Start Date

January 8, 2024


Direct Placement

Job Type



  • Setting up and using exercise and modality equipment for patient use, performing manual techniques on various body parts, instructing and guarding patients in using assistive devices, coordinating patient transfers, and directing patients in various physical exercise or positioning
  • Provides patient/caregiver education regarding diagnosis, therapeutic activities, and treatment plans
  • Provides patient/caregiver education regarding diagnosis, therapeutic activities, and treatment plans
  • Confers with support staff to assist with services and interventions being provided


  • Associate's degree required
  • Numerical Skill: Utilizes intermediate mathematical abilities including basic math computations, percentages, ratios, averages and practical application of algebraic math
  • Continuous Learning: Desire and drive to acquire skills necessary to perform job more effectively; attends ongoing continuing education per State licensure and specific certification guidelines to provide most current treatment trends utilizing research-based information and highest quality of care
  • Outpatient clinical or rehab technician experience preferred

License / Certification

  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in the state of Illinois

Additional Details

  • Company sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life insurance and additional Voluntary Life available
  • Company paid Long and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off program and holidays
  • Employee appreciation events throughout the year



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