Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist Assistant - Physical Therapy in Seattle, Washington
Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 1 FTE) to Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Provides care in accordance with physician orders and the established plan of care by the evaluating Physical Therapist. Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and consults with the supervising Physical Therapist to modify treatment to achieve goals.
Implements therapy plan of care in collaboration with the Physical Therapist and the multi-disciplinary team to include therapeutic exercises, modality treatments and massage, functional activity training including bed mobility, transfers and gait training.
Demonstrates an ability to treat the wide range of diagnoses and be knowledgeable in therapy treatments, goals and contraindications for treatment.
Prepares clients for therapy, and transports them to and from therapy areas.
Provides client/family education and counseling regarding issues related to rehabilitation treatments and goals, safety risks and/or other issues within scope of practice. Teaches exercise programs and compensatory techniques or skills for managing ongoing physical or functional deficits.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Associate's Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant or Completion of Board-approved Physical Therapy Assistant Program
Current Washington State PTA certification.
Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
A year of experience with adult physical disabilities as a Physicial Therapy Assistant.
Part A and Part B rehab experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Mount St. Vincent is a vibrant, elegant and innovative living care community for primarily older adults that celebrates life, living and individual capability. We are West Seattle's largest employer with nearly 500 employees representing more than 27 countries of origin. "The Mount" is home to more than 400 people who need some type of assistance with daily living or are in need of 24-hour care. Programs offered include assisted living apartments, skilled nursing in specially designed neighborhoods, short-stay sub-acute care, an adult day program and the Intergenerational Learning Center for child care of infants and preschool age children.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 252597