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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant in Shelton, Washington


Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) (Home Health Sound, Days, 1.0 FTE) to SCS Home Health in Shelton, 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:

  • PT care needs are assessed as needed for PT patients

  • After a referral, an accurate history and physical exam are performed.

  • Documents assessment data within 24 hours of home visit.

  • Describes assessment and accurately interprets data holistically (psychological, physiological, cognitive and medication regime).

  • Observes reimbursement eligibility criteria in implementing services for patients.

  • Assists in obtaining information to determine alternative payment sources.

  • Communicates with authorization case management to determine eligibility for home care.

  • Determines priorities of client care based on client's needs and available resources

  • Manages time effectively.

  • Prioritizes client's needs effectively

  • Cooperatively assists patients and significant others in developing a realistic plan of care.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistance or or a graduate of an approved school of physical therapy assistant who is eligible for licensure.

  • Washington State Physical Therapy Assistant License

  • Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR certification required.

  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.

  • Insured transportation.

  • 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 ministry 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

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 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

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

Location: Washington-Shelton

Req ID: 302393