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Physical Therapy Assistant

Providence Health & Services

This is a Part-time position in Portland, OR posted May 8, 2021.

**Description:****Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant
– Home Health West Portland (0.8 FTE, Days) to Providence Home Health Yamhill in Newberg, OR.****Apply Today!

Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire System** **.**We are seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant
– Home Health Yamhill Service Area that will provide skilled physical therapy to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities, taking into account individual patients special physical or age-related needs.

Requires skills in patient/client treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum patient/client independence in accordance with individual’s functional level and potential.**In this position you will have the following responsibilities:**+ Treat patients to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance using physical means, such as exercise, massage, heat, cold, ultrasound and electrical stimulation+ Direct and aids the patient in active and passive exercise, re-education, gait training and functional training and activities of daily living including transfer and prosthetic training+ Report observation of patients/clients reaction to treatment to the physical therapist+ Manage a caseload as assigned by the physical therapist+ Manage equipment safety and adapts, fits and instructs in the care and use of equipment to the patient/client+ Teach/instruct patient/client and caregivers to assist patient/client in achieving treatment goals+ Confer with physical therapists, physicians, families, and other caregivers regarding treatment plans, expected results and goals+ Record clinical, progress notes and itinerary records to meet department standards, State and Federal regulations in a timely and accurate manner+ Terminate patient/client treatment, upon approval of physical therapist, based upon condition/diagnosis and functional performance outcome expectations**Qualifications:****Required qualifications for this position includes:**+ Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy, from an accredited program+ Physical Therapy Assistant licensure through the State of Oregon+ Valid driver’s license+ Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire+ Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider), **-OR-**+ ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) required within 30 days of hire+ Staff that provide service in the State of Washington require a Washington State physical therapy assistant license**About Providence in Oregon**As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay.

Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety.

Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as **acknowledging** and **welcoming** each visitor, **introducing** ourselves and Providence, **addressing** people by name, **providing** the duration of estimated wait times and **updating** frequently if timelines change, **explaining** situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully **listening** to their concerns, and always **thanking** people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs.

At Providence, our quality vision is simple,”Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time.”Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon.

It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers.

Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland.

If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.**For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:****Our Mission**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.**About Us**Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

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.**Schedule:** Part-time**Shift:** Day**Job Category:** Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)**Location:** Oregon-Portland**Req ID:** 285707

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