Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant-Acute Regional Float in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Marger Building Portland in Portland, OR.

This position is a full-time inpatient regional float PTA role for the Portland and surrounding suburbs including Mt. Angel, Oregon. The PTA in this position will primarily provide inpatient/acute and skilled nursing coverage to the five Providence hospitals in the Portland Metro Area and the one Providence skilled nursing facility (SNF) in Mt. Angel – these include: Providence Portland, Providence St. Vincent’s, Providence Milwaukie, Providence Willamette Falls, Providence Newberg, and Providence Benedictine Nursing Center (SNF). In addition, the requirements for this role include travel flexibility in between these six locations.

This position does pay a premium rate.

If you are looking to enrich your clinical skills and be exposed to a variety of Providence hospitals and skilled nursing settings across the greater Portland area with the hopes of landing a permanent role at your preferred Providence hospital/SNF location, this is the role for you! Apply today!

In this position, you will:

  • Under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist provide skilled physical therapy to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities, taking into account individual patient‘s special physical or age-related needs.

  • Utilize skills in patient/client treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum patient/client independence in accordance with individual‘s functional level and potential.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program

  • Current Physical Therapist Assistant licensure through the State of Oregon, or temporary license if new graduate awaiting licensing exam results

  • Occasionally a position will require specialized physical therapist assistant training or experience to meet a particular department need

  • Must be able to travel between sites in a timely manner as assigned

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification with automated external defibrillator (AED) within 30 days of hire

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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 217716