Our organization values excellence, integrity, compassion, and partnership in all aspects of operation. The hospital provides access to advanced imaging technology, Laboratory, MRI, CT scan, and Life Flight capabilities for major trauma transports. We have a strong network of primary care and subspecialty providers on staff including a full-time Oncology Infusion program. The hospital works toward constantly improving its facilities and acquiring new technology to keep pace with the advances of health care and has recently implemented an Electronic Medical Records.
Our mission is to deliver compassionate patient focused care to the community. The Physical Therapy Assistant works under a Physical Therapist and is primarily responsible for assisting in preparing patients for treatments and performing selected treatments under the direction of a state-licensed physical therapist. The Physical Therapy Assistant ensures that standards of customer service align with our Values of Excellence, Partnership, Integrity, and Compassion by acting as a liaison between the department and the patient, the general public, and the medical community. The Physical Therapy Assistant participates in community outreach programs as requested and performs all duties in a manner that promotes team concepts and reflects the Ocean Beach Hospital and Medical Clinic’s mission.
Excellent customer service skills are crucial in this role. Physical Therapy Assistants are responsible for identifying areas for process improvement and developing recommendations for solutions, resolving customer service issues, conducting analysis for the department as necessary and performing other specific job duties as required.
• Current Physical Therapist Assistant license through the State of Washington.
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider Certification required within 6 months.
• One year of clinical experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
Reports to: Physical Therapist& Chief Nursing Officer
Status: Half-time up to 19 hours per week. Accrues Paid Time Off but is not eligible for benefits.
Shift: Typically Day shift on Fridays and Saturdays OR Mondays and Saturdays with flexibility to work during the week.