A Great Place to Work
Since 2003, Washingtonian Magazine has recognized APTA several times as one of the "Great Places to Work" in the Washington area, and APTA is a 2014 and 2013 CARE Award winner. APTA benefits include a generous retirement plan contribution, flexible work schedules, onsite yoga and gym reimbursement, Metro travel subsidy, and more!
Benefits for APTA Employees (.pdf)
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.
Open Positions at APTA
Lead Specialist, Accreditation, PTA Programs
This position manages the accreditation process and accreditation activities for all physical therapist assistant (PTA) education programs; serves as primary APTA staff liaison for the PTA Panel of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE); and participates in the overall planning for and management of the Accreditation Department.
Senior Coordinator, Accreditation
This position supports the office manager and all other department staff with the administrative tasks related to the general functioning of the department.
Senior Coordinator, Meetings
This position is responsible for planning and executing assigned regional meetings and serves as a liaison to designated sections for the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM).
Specialist, HR (HR Generalist)
This position is a generalist who reports to the senior director of human resources, and is an effective and integral part of the HR team and department.
Specialist, PTA Programs
This position works with PTA Lead Specialist to manage accreditation processes. Serves as staff for the PTA Panel during meetings of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)and participates in the overall planning for and operation of CAPTE.
Foundation For Physical Therapy
This position provides critical support to overall fundraising efforts; manages the FPTR's hosted Raiser's Edge database, works with individuals handling gift entry and the acknowledgement process, produces donor and gift reports, creates lists for mailings and email appeals, and provides analysis of data via Raiser's Edge, NXT.
APTA Foundation for Physical Therapy Summer 2020 Internship
The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research is accepting applicants for a full-time, paid internship to work with a national nonprofit that funds physical therapy research.