Physical Therapy Assistant


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Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our growing team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full-Time, 1.0, 40 hour week, Day shift


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited educational institution.
  • Current WA State Physical Therapy Assistant Licensure required.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
  • School clinical experience/rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a hospital setting.
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Physical Therapy Assistant you will perform physical therapy treatments, provides exercise instructions and demonstrations for patients and does related work as assigned within the scope of Washington Administrative Code.

  • Demonstrate and sustain compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standard of Excellence and Code of Conduct.
  • Administer physical therapy treatments on patients under the direction of the patients assigned physical therapist within the scope of service.
  • Provide exercise instruction and demonstration as designated in the therapists care plan.
  • Assess the needs of the patient; makes appropriate suggestions to the therapist regarding changes in short and long term goals.
  • Consult with the therapists to select appropriate exercises, modalities, or a combination thereof to achieve goals as outlined by the therapist.
  • Document progress in the patients chart according to department procedures.
  • Instruct, assist or supervise the patient in appropriate treatment plan.
  • Provide age appropriate care.
  • Promote teamwork, with an emphasis on timely and understandable communication of patient care information to the patient and between care providers across the continuum of care.
  • Participate in the departments quality program competencies and program development.

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About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here:

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

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

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 300853

Salary Range
$47,000.00 - 60,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Richland, WA 99352, US
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