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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Aide in Colville, Washington


Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Aide (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, 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:

  • Support the Performance Improvement process

  • Maintain a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors

  • Patient-Care Positions: Consider individual needs in communication with, assessment of, and treatment of patients and staff, including ethical, cultural, psychosocial, religious, and age-specific aspects to include infant through the elderly

  • Support patient rights and the organization’s code of ethical behavior

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required for all positions. Failure to meet this standard can result in progressive discipline up to and including termination

  • Clean wheelchairs, carts, and exercise equipment according to infection control standards

  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient care. Remove soiled linen and replace with fresh linen. Keep treatment rooms supplied with treatment supplies.

  • Keep all working areas neat and unobstructed. Assume responsibility for detecting patient and staff safety hazards and sanitation problems and either corrects these or brings them to the attention of the department manager

  • Keep utility room and supply closets in order and adequately stocked. Assume responsibility for inventory of supply levels and take proper steps to maintain supplies at adequate levels

  • Make sure hydrocollator tanks are full and water is clean. Periodically drain tanks, clean, and refill with fresh water. Assure paraffin tank has adequate paraffin supply and wax is clean.

  • Assist the therapist with treatment setups as assigned by the therapist

  • Assist the therapist in ambulation and transferring of patients

  • Assist with any physical therapy procedure up to the level of training given. No unsupervised medical procedures are to be given


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Previous experience in a hospital setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Assistant training

  • Training in environmental services or nursing

About the ministry you will serve.

Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.

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 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 266520