Acute Therapy - Physical Therapist Assistant Job at Auburn Medical Center, Covington, WA

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  • Auburn Medical Center
  • Covington, WA

Job Description

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

Acute Care - Physical Therapy Assistant PRN

Looking for an PTA who is flexible, creative, committed, reliable, and able to operate at the highest level of clinical practice. The employee must be self-driven, outcomes oriented, and able to demonstrate quality work within a fast paced environment, so as to meet productivity as it aligns with our stewardship value. A good candidate is also someone who is highly collaborative and able to see the “big picture”. There is need for strong communication between OT/PT/PTA/COTA/SLP, as well as other care team members such as physician, nursing and CM/SW. One must be comfortable, willing, and capable to work as a team, as well as work independently, but pull in assist when needed.

The Acute Therapy department at Auburn focuses on acute inpatient therapy in ICU, PCU, Med/Surg, ED, ortho, total joint replacements, neuro, and podiatry. MultiCare utilizes EPIC for all electronic medical records. The full-time position is benefitted (Medical, Dental, Vision, Continuing Education, PTO, sick time). Full-time employees are required to work 3 Holidays per year and are randomized for equity’s sake.

It is also expectation that all staff may be trained to provide cross coverage for both Auburn and Covington campuses, pending census and staffing needs.


FTE: 0, Shift: days, Schedule: per diem; weekend rotation required, but need for true per diem availability during week as well; usually pre-scheduled coverage for PTO, but night prior or morning of contact for census fluctuations or unexpected needs.

Position Summary

The Physical Therapist Assistant is an exciting opportunity at MultiCare, responsible for implementing physical therapy treatment plans and performing physical therapy treatments under the direction of a licensed physical therapist. Applying current physical therapy concepts with your service-orientation, you will support the health and healing of physical therapy patients.

Responsibilities

  • You will perform well in stress and emergency situations
  • You will perform treatment interventions for outpatient and/or inpatient population as directed
  • You will perform documentation in the medical record that is timely and accurate
  • You will communicate well with patients, peers, other health professionals in the coordination of care for the patients

Requirements

  • Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Washington
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in physical therapy in an adult acute care, orthopedic, neurology, gerontology, and/or oncology preferred

Our Values

As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

Why MultiCare?

  • Belonging: We work to create a true sense of belonging for all our caregivers
  • Mission-driven: We are dedicated to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future and the patients and communities we serve
  • Market leadership: Washington state's largest community-based, locally governed health system
  • Employee-centric: Named Forbes “America’s Best Employers by State” in 2023
  • Technology: "Most Wired"  health care   system 15 years in a row
  • Leading research: MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, 40 years of ground-breaking, clinical and health services research in our communities
  • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountains and forest at every turn

Pay and Benefit Expectations

We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary, medical, dental and retirement benefits and paid time off. As required by various pay transparency laws, we share a competitive range of compensation for candidates hired into each position. The pay scale is $29.81 - $42.89 USD. However, pay is influenced by factors specific to applicants, including but not limited to: skill set, level of experience, and certification(s) and/or education. If this position is associated with a union contract, pay will be reflective of the appropriate step on the pay scale to which the applicant’s years of experience align.

Associated benefit information can be viewed here .

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Contract work, Part time, Relief, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work, Day shift,

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