Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: M-F, 8 hour or 10 hour shift


This Physical Therapy Assistant position is located in our Rehabilitation Department at South Peninsula Hospital. 

**RELOCATION PACKAGE AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION, or, if local, a sign-on bonus** For more information about our relocation package or sign-on bonus, please call Tara in Human Resources at 907-235-0950 or email


This is a full-time benefited position, 40 hours per week, day shift, Monday through Friday. Your weekly schedule may be four 10 hour shifts or five 8 hour shifts. 

Starting Salary: 

Physical Therapy Assistant 1: $31.60 - $44.75/hr and up (Rate is for 0-30 years, based on your years of experience.)

Physical Therapy Assistant 2: $36.04 - $47.37/hr and up (Rate is for 5-30 years, based on your years of experience.) Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience as a PTA, and certification in a specialty such as the PTA Advanced Proficiency Pathway (APP).

What you'll do:

  • Aide the physical therapists with patient care in outpatient orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation, some pediatrics, as well as Acute Care/Long Term Care settings.
  • Treat a wide variety of patients in our Acute Care and Long Term Care Departments
  • Treat patients ranging in age from pediatrics to geriatric for rehabilitation
  • Treat general inpatients and outpatients 
  • Join our dynamic rehabilitation team where evidence-based, optimum patient care is a top priority.

What you'll need:

  • An Alaska Physical Therapy Assistant license and be certified to practice in the State of Alaska.
  • Maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Previous experience is preferred, but we are open to new graduates
  • Demonstrate the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.without injury to self or others.
  • Have competent typing skills for preparation of reports, charting of patient care, and correspondence.

What you'll get: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance,
  • Up to $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account w/health insurance,
  • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation Time and Sick Time,
  • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year,
  • Health & Wellness Reimbursement - up to $400 per year,
  • Annual Retention Bonus,
  • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match!
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance,
  • Student Loan Forgiveness,
  • Tuition Reimbursement, 
  • Bereavement Leave - up to 40 hours,
  • In-House Workout Facility and much more!

About Us:

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH), with an attached 28 bed long term care facility, and a variety of clinics. We provide care close to home for the southern Kenai Peninsula. We have been three times named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital out of more than 1,300 critical access hospitals nationwide.

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four to five hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Tara Kain, HR Recruiter, in the Human Resources Department at South Peninsula Hospital, at 907-235-0950 or email

Application Instructions

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