Position Summary - Outpatient SettingThe Physical Therapist Assistant is competent in the provision of patient care to either inpatient and/or outpatient populations served. The PTA performs patient care, including therapeutic modalities, exercises, activities, manual therapy interventions, and other treatment skills within the scope of the PTA's education and state regulations, as the primary responsibility. Is able to complete required documentation related to patient care in an accurate and timely manner. Adheres to the productivity standards set for the provision of care within the department. Is able to communicate effectively with patients, family, physicians, and peers. Maintains competency in the skills required for the patient population treated. Assists in administrative duties as necessary. Complies with licensure requirements. Follows policies and procedures of CMC.
Minimum Requirements:1. Must be able to meet the physical/mental demands of position with or without accommodation. See checklist (page 2) for specific physical, mental and environmental working conditions.2. Must be able to utilize good judgment, demonstrate patience, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.3. Must be able to work in a busy and stressful environment.4. This position has the potential for placing the employee at risk for occupational exposure. Definition of occupational exposure: any reasonable anticipated eye, skin, mucus membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's duties.
Education/Licenses/Certifications 2. Graduate of accredited PTA program.3. Current licensure as PTA in the State of Washington, or eligibility for licensure.
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
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