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Avamere Health Services, LLC Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) in Tacoma, Washington

Description Join Our Passionate & Purposeful In-House Therapy Team! Physical Therapy Assistant: Full-time or Part-time w/ Flexible Schedules/Shifts Available We are seeking a Full-time or Part-time Physical Therapy Assistant to join our team in Tacoma, WA. Nestled in the Pacific Northwest in scenic Tacoma, Washington is Avamere Heritage Rehabilitation of Tacoma. This location offers skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long-term care, and respite care and features 89 skilled nursing beds. Our second community, Avamere at Pacific Ridge is 102 skilled nursing beds and has been honored with the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award, as well as the Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement Award! As a Physical Therapy Assistant with Avamere Rehab, you will join a team with a culture and mission to enhance the life of every person we serve. Avamere Rehab provides in-house therapy in our Avamere Living communities throughout Oregon and Washington. Our engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through our team and residents. Looking for Part-time or PRN, instead of Full-time, please do apply! Avamere Living began in 1995 and has grown to become the industry leader in the Pacific Northwest for Skilled Nursing and Post-Acute Care. At Avamere our rehab professionals build lasting relationships with patients & residents, their families, and fellow team members. If you are a Physical Therapy Assistant interested in Full-time, Part-time or PRN opportunities, please contact us or apply for this position. Reasons to Join Avamere Rehab: In-House Therapy Collaborative Team Approach with All Departments Therapist-Run Compliance & Regulatory Management and Education Manageable Productivity Expectations Flexible Schedule Options Two Full-time Status Options (30 or 40-hour workweek) Career Advancement & Development New Hire & New to Setting Mentorship & Training Avamere Rehab Employee Perks: Tuition Assistance Benefits Start 1st of Month (medical/dental/vision) Comprehensive Benefit Offerings Include: FSA, CERA, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD, & more Generous PTO Plan Accrual Starts Day 1 401k Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match Continuing Education-CEUs Employee Assistance Program- Counseling, Coaching, Legal & more Access Up to 50% Net Income Before Payday Numerous Employee Discounts & Wellness Program Integrity, passion, quality-these are not just words we say, but ideals we choose to guide and influence every decision we make. We value diversity, equity, inclusion, corporate social responsibility, and employee engagement. Avamere is committed to hire, develop, and retain diverse talent with aligned values to build a culture of integrity and respect for all. Compensation range commensurate with experience: $27-$38 /hour Key Responsibilities: Implements and executes on established patient treatment plan under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist Communicates with patients, families, referring physicians, and other members of the team Provides timely written documentation per facility and department requirements Develops and enhances clinical and professional skills through knowledge and professional associations Provides timely written documentation as required by insurance provider to meet licensing, certification, regulatory, reimbursement requirements Supports and participates in department operations and development Reports any changes in patient status or needs to supervising therapist on a timely basis Qualifications: Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy Assistant curriculum Able to practice unencumbered In good standing with all regulatory agencies and licensing boards Working knowledge of Medicare and other payer sources Full knowledge of resident's rights Exudes professionalism in pres