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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant in Milwaukie, Oregon


Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant - Milwaukie Day Center (0.5 FTE, Days) to Milwaukie Healing Place in Milwaukie , OR

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We are seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant - Milwaukie Day Center that will provide treatment of neurological, orthopedic, and muscular disorders in accordance with treatment plan established by Physical Therapist to provide efficient, effective physical therapy to referred geriatric participants. Utilizes artificial aids such as prosthetic devices, therapeutic exercise techniques, emotional support and educational training to restore mobility and function to participants, reduce pain, and promote healing. Provide home care coordination.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide care appropriate to the age of the geriatric participants enrolled in the program

  • Provide for efficient, effective physical therapy by administering the treatment program established by the physical therapist. The physical therapy assistant positions the geriatric participant, sets up equipment and administers treatments as indicated in physical therapy treatment plans

  • Contribute to an effective, efficient treatment program by observing, recording and reporting geriatric participant treatment sessions

  • Contribute to the effective, efficient provision of treatment by assisting other physical therapy staff

  • Contribute to an orderly service by maintaining treatment areas. This includes organizing equipment prior to a treatment; cleaning equipment after use; changing linen; removing laundry; and requesting repair or replacement of broken equipment


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant program approved by the American Physical Therapist Association

  • Licensed in the State of Oregon as a Physical Therapy Assistant

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification within one (1) month of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • One (1) year experience in the area of physical therapy

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.

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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-Milwaukie

Req ID: 303540