The “Physical Therapist Assistant” is accountable for assisting the Physical Therapist in their duties of patient care and documentation of such care.
a) License: Current Physical Therapist Assistant License in the State of Oregon.
b) Certification: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, and required within 90 days of hire. If not American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certified upon hire, must have current BLS certification through another provider. ACLS certification required within 6 months of hire.
c) Knowledge of professional responsibilities and medical ethics.
d) Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules regarding patient treatment and documentation.
e) Excellent customer service skills.
f) Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills, communication skills and ability to work as a team player.
g) Presents a personal appearance that makes a good first impression.
h) Practices in accordance with professional licensing, laws and professional practice act.
i) Bilingual skills a plus.
At OHSU Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Health partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU Health, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner. Our affiliation with OHSU Health brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to our patients where they can be cared for in their community.
OHSU Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including our 7th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, and our 7th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association.