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Physical Therapist Assistant

Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, WA 98499, USA Req #1161
Monday, November 7, 2022
We're Hiring for a new clinic in Lakewood, WA!


What We Offer:

  • Life, AD&D and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Employee & family Physical Therapy benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Continued Education Stipend- ($750 annually)
  • Continuing Education PTO (2 days annually)
  • Accrue up to 15 days of PTO (sick and vacation time)-increases over time
  • 6 paid holidays, 1 charitable giving day, and up to 2 personal days
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing program (Up to 5% of total compensation)
  • Interactive Wellness Program with rewards for balanced, healthy living
  • MedBridge learning subscription
  • Potential Student Loan Repayment  
  • Potential Annual performance bonus

Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy is seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our new clinic in Lakewood, WA! Therapeutic Associates, Inc. specializes in orthopedics and manual therapy and pride ourselves on our one-on-one patient care and strong relationships with referral sources.

New grads are welcome and encouraged to apply! 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The Physical Therapist Assistant will work under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist to provide components of patient care including therapeutic exercise, functional training, education, soft tissue work, or modalities, as appropriate.  

  • Demonstrates competency in providing quality physical therapy services including implementation of the treatment plan established by the patient’s physical therapist. 
  • Supports and maintains PT's care plan, work an established schedule with flexibility according to daily clinic needs, and complete accurate (electronic) documentation. 
  • Accurately assesses patient physical and functional status, as well as cognitive, psychological, and perceptual function. 
  • Effectively communicates the patient’s treatment progression, changes of treatment, and recommended medical follow up when necessary to PT and other team members, as appropriate. 
  • Educates and counsels patients regarding issues related to treatment and goal(s), safety risks, and/or other issues within scope of practice. 
  • Teaches patients home exercise programs and compensatory techniques or skills consistent with PT’s care plan for managing ongoing physical or functional deficits. 
  • PTA will be expected to meet the demands of the clinic's schedule, work effectively with support staff as appropriate, and perform other duties as required.  
  • Ideal candidates will embrace their role as a team member, supporting other staff as needed and fostering the advancement of Therapeutic Associates as a learning organization.  
  • Must demonstrate eagerness to advance clinical skills and develop personal leadership excellence.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from an institution accredited by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education 
  • Current State Physical Therapist Assistant License (or license applicant status)   
  • Current CPR certification  


Category: PhysicalTherapistAssistantWashington

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Licensed Therapist Assistant
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $25.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $28.00
  • Required Education Associate Degree