Physical Therapy Assistant

Tualatin, Oregon

Salary: Competitive
Job type: Full-Time


Job Summary:

To administer quality physical therapy services following treatment plans established by physical therapists to restore function, prevent disability and return patients to maximal potential.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Delivers physical therapy treatments to patients ranging in age from geriatric to pediatric: provides and progresses treatment as per treatment plans, physician order, professional standards and departmental protocols.

  • Teaches patient care classes and groups for specific disorders per physician order and departmental policies. May participate in patient care clinics per specialized training or continuing education (i.e. Amputee Clinic).

  • Communicates outcomes to evaluating therapist, physicians and other health professionals. Complete all chart documentation as outlined by Kaiser Permanente and State License requirements. Demonstrate and practice efficient workflow using time management skills which allow for patient treatments, proficient use of computers and electronic tools (using short keys, smart sets and dot phrases).

  • Performs duties in a professional manner demonstrating dependability, flexibility and team work. Maintains professional competency through continuing education, in-services, peer review and self-evaluation per departmental standards. Continuing education dependent on and specific to patient population treated. Participates in maintaining a clean, safe and organized environment. Performs other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A


  • Graduate of accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program, basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology appropriate to PTA.

  • Successful completion of clinical internships.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Physical Therapy Assistant License (in the state where care is provided)

  • Basic Life Support within 2 months of hire

Additional Requirements:

  • Basic skills in PT procedures and treatment, use of modalities (US, electrical stimulation, traction, etc), documentation skills, CPR certified.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year of clinic experience in comparable setting.

  • Knowledge base applicable to patient load at KSMC.

  • Skills in group dynamics, leading classes.

Primary Location: Oregon,Tualatin,Tualatin Medical Offices
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 07:30 AM
Working Hours End: 06:00 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W02|AFT|Local 5017
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Tualatin Medical Offices - Physical Medicine - 1008
Pay Range: $29.85 - $33.24
Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Created: 2023-03-18
Reference: 1160447
Country: United States
State: Oregon
City: Tualatin

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