Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant - Home Health Snohomish in Everett, Washington
Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Snohomish, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to SCS Home Health in Everett, 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 have the following responsibilities:
Assessment: • Assesses the patient's ability to participate in the physical therapy plan of treatment. • Assesses the patient’s compliance with the HEP. • Assesses the patient’s level of pain on every visit.
Planning: • Establishes plan for the next visit and schedules the visit accordingly.
Implementation: • Applies principles of infection control in all care. • Teaches the patient and/or family members HEP. • Performs technically precise therapy interventions in accordance with best practices. • Ensures that physician orders are present for all services. • Notifies physical therapist of changes in patient status. • Performs procedures, treatments and training as specified in a care plan established by the Registered Physical Therapist including:
Muscle re-education and progressive muscle strengthening exercises.
ROM and functional mobility training.
Gait training, coordination and balance exercises.
Posture and breathing exercises.
Application of physical modalities.
Bed mobility, transfers and wheelchair training.
Set up and maintenance of equipment.
Evaluation: • Evaluates effectiveness of care provided. • Includes patient/family in evaluating effectiveness of care.
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Completion of an accredited PTA program.
1 year PTA experience in a supervised clinical setting.
Current Physical Therapist Assistant license in Washington State.
Requires current valid driver’s license for operator of vehicle and personal vehicle insurance at prudent coverage levels.
Evidence of current CPR training
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
1 year Experience as a PTA in a home health care setting.
Experience as a PTA with geriatric patients.
About the department you will serve.
Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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 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.
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 318498