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Physical Therapist Assistant - CHI Franciscan/Kindred RehabTacoma, Washington

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Job ID 387186 Date posted 06/20/2020

Description

CHI Franciscan Rehabilitation Hospital is abeautiful new 60-bed hospital in Washington State that opened in May 2018 to care for patients recovering from strokes, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries, and other conditions. This hospital is a joint venture partnership between CHI Franciscan Health and Kindred Healthcare. When you come to work here, you will be joining an interdisciplinary team where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents.

The Physical Therapy Assistant functions under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapist and as directed by a licensed physician, is responsible for a specific patient’s care.The PTA assumes responsibility and accountability for providing physical therapy modalities and treatment procedures as determined by a treatment plan established by a Physical Therapist in order to restore function and prevent disability following patient illness or injury.The PTA carries out these responsibilities in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies while maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.

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The Physical Therapy Assistant functions under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapist and as directed by a licensed physician, is responsible for a specific patient’s care. The PTA assumes responsibility and accountability for providing physical therapy modalities and treatment procedures as determined by a treatment plan established by a Physical Therapist in order to restore function and prevent disability following patient illness or injury. The PTA carries out these responsibilities in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies while maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.

We offer:

  • Beautiful facility with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plan options
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Hospital indemnity insurance
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan
  • Generous paid time off benefits

The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee’s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current state licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant.

  • Previousexperience in the care of patients preferred.

  • Current BLS/CPR.

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