Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant - Home Health Sound (0.0 FTE, Days) in Lacey, Washington
Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Sound, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to SCS Home Health in Lacey, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
PT care needs are assessed as needed for PT patients
After a referral, an accurate history and physical exam are performed
Document assessment data within 24 hours of home visit
Describe assessment and accurately interprets data holistically (psychological, physiological, cognitive and medication regime)
Observe reimbursement eligibility criteria in implementing services for patients
Assist in obtaining information to determine alternative payment sources
Communicate with authorization case management to determine eligibility for home care
Determine priorities of client care based on client's needs and available resources
Manage time effectively.
Prioritize client's needs effectively
Written plan of care developed which best meets the client's needs holistically. Defines the coordination of care needed
Cooperatively assists patients and significant others in developing a realistic plan of care
Develop a patient plan of care and supervises client's care on an individual basis as applies to Assistants/Aides regarding PT
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistance -or- a graduate of an approved school of physical therapy assistant who is eligible for licensure
Current Washington State Physical Therapy Assistant License
Valid Washington State driver’s license
Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR certification
One (1) year of experience in an acute care facility or a graduate of an approved school of physical therapy assistant who is eligible for licensure.
About the department you will serve.
Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, in Olympia, Washington is a home health and hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout Mason, Lewis and Thurston counties in Washington state. Our team brings the Providence tradition of excellence into the home setting, and work together with physicians, patients, family members and insurance providers to meet each patient's unique needs. Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is a non-profit, state licensed and Medicare certified agency.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: On Call
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Req ID: 315397