Physical Therapy Assistant

Posting ID : A1068494394
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Healthcare

Job Title: Physical Therapy AssistantPay Range: $19.33 - $29.01 per hour
Supervisor: Physical Therapy DirectorType: Fulltime/Non-Exempt
Location: Garfield County Hospital - Pomeroy, Washington Benefits: medical/dental/403b/PTO

Position Summary: Assist Physical Therapist as directed in delivery of hospital-based outpatient services. Population primarily orthopaedic, acute/transitional care, and some sports physical therapy opportunities. Physical Therapist is APTA CCI, hands-on with lots of manual therapy, will provide mentorship and possible clinical instruction work DOE. Typical duties include assistance with the development of treatment plans, perform routine functions and procedures, provide patient and patient family education, and complete clinical documentation.
Education: Associate's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited 2-year program. Recent graduates and current students/interns graduating in the next 2-3 months are encouraged to apply. After graduation, candidates must pass a state-administered national exam.
Experience/Training/Skills: Seeking individual with strong interpersonal and communications skills, compassionate, a natural desire to help patients recover, team player, and someone who wants to learn. Computer skills preferred.
Professional License/Certification: Requires Washington State Physical Therapy Assistant license or ability to obtain Interim Permit or PTA license within agreed upon timeframe.
Physical Requirements: Safely lift up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling.
TO APPLY: complete online application at
ABOUT US: Garfield County and the City of Pomeroy are located in the southeast corner of Washington State. We are surrounded by farms and ranches, the Snake River, canyons, forests, and mountains. Pomeroy has a strong school district for K-12 with well supported and successful sports programs, a seasonal pool, parks, golf course, restaurants, banks, a pharmacy, gas and vehicle repair, grocery and hardware stores, art shops, hair salons, and a variety of others. Area recreational activities include camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, and golf. Larger cities like Clarkston, Pullman and Dayton, Washington as well as Lewiston, Orofino and Moscow, Idaho are all within easy driving distance of 30 minutes -- 1.5 hours. There you will find Washington State University, University of Idaho, and Lewis & Clark State College offering sporting events, entertainment and performing arts, shopping and historical sites. Pomeroy offers the perfect blend of a rural lifestyle with easy access to a multitude of businesses, activities, and amenities.

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