The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.orgPosition SummaryThe Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for treating patients according to the treatment program set up by the Physical Therapist.Minimum RequirementsAble to clearly communicate verbally and in writing to patients, patient's families, staff and physicians. Ability to read basic documentation forms for charting purposes and read medical record. Ability to work well with others. Ability to support patients weighing 150+ lbs. Ability to stand for 1-2 hours at a time and move about the facility freely. Ability to stoop and kneel for short periods throughout the day. Ability to identify occupational hazards and use safety precautions. Ability to use therapeutic modalities. Competent in evaluation and treatment skills of primary patient diagnostic groups of service area in which working (ie. Orthopedics, neurological rehabilitation, work rehabilitation).Education/Licenses/CertificationsGraduate of an Accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, 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.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.