Title : Physical Therapy Assistant | Early Childhood Intervention

Department : Physical Therapy

Type : Full Time

Location : Houston, TX

Job Details :

The Harris Center is looking for an experienced Physical Therapy Assistant to join our IDD and Early Childhood Intervention services team

About the Position

As a Physical Therapy Assistant at The Harris Center, you will provide ongoing assessments regarding child development and physical therapy to infants and toddlers 0 - 3 years old. Based on the child's Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) goals, you will provide physical therapy services to meet the needs of the child and family. As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you will often be the one in communication with the family, so you will need to carefully document all contact and attempts.

About Early Childhood Intervention

As part of our Intellectual Disability and Autism Services, The Harris Center provides services designed to assist parents in addressing the needs of children under the age of 3 with delayed development and/or certain medical diagnoses that result in delayed development. Our team works together to provide evaluation and assessment, occupational and physical therapy, speech-language therapy, service coordination, family counseling and education, and developmental services in the child's home or community settings. 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  • Prescription plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement plans with company matching
  • Free banking
  • Generous PTO
  • Family and Medical leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • New hire referral bonus
  • Various discounts (mobile phone service, fitness centers and other wellness amenities)
  • Loan Repayment Programs


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program
  • Licensed as a Certified Physical Therapy Assistant in the state of Texas
  • Experience working with children from 0 - 3 years of age, preferred

About The Harris Center

The Harris Center is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas.  As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The Harris Center provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve our community. We are committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential.

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 

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