In our third employee interview, we wanted to focus on Austin S., PT, DPT, Cert DN, a Maine native that discovered his vocation through his own journey of rehabilitation. The physical therapists he encountered not only helped him heal, they ignited a passion in him to help others, which led to physical therapy and eventually here to Alliance PT!
What is your role/position?
What are your duties within that role/position?
Providing quality and evidenced-based patient care with an individualized approach. Establishing a relationship of teamwork with the patient and providers to better patient outcomes and their goals.
What made you decide to come to work for Alliance?
The working and treatment philosophy towards patients; providing an atmosphere of mentorship and the tools to help me progress. Strong leadership and a focus of teamwork between all staff members.
What is your favorite thing about working for Alliance?
The team, the patients, and camaraderie!
How would you describe Alliance’s clinical philosophy? (Or your own!)
Adhering to our core values for patient service and outcomes, to get them feeling better faster- pretty much sums it up!
How would you describe Alliance’s clinical environment?
Welcoming, supportive, team atmosphere, and FUN
With your career, what are you looking to accomplish in the next two to four years?
Achieve manipulative certification, CSCS, potential clinical instructor,
Outside of work, what is something you do for fun? A hobby?
Enjoying the Maine woods and waters with my family (dog included)!
What is one unknown or fun fact about you?
I was runner-up at the 2008 North American wife-carrying championship and was one fall short of going to Finland for the World Championship!
Alliance Physical Therapy is proud to be Portland, Maine’s first choice for physical therapy! Located at 331 Veranda St,(Building 6 Suite #3311), we’re here to get you healthy – and happy – once again! If you or someone you know is in need of physical therapy services, do not hesitate to contact us today!