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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist Assistant in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Day Shift) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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We are seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our interdisciplinary rehab team in the Acute Hospital setting.

In this position you will:

  • Provide Physical Therapy treatments with age-appropriate considerations in the acute hospital setting: Pediatric; Adolescent; Adult; Older Adult

  • Communicate with therapists, patients/families/caregivers, nursing personnel, physicians, and case managers/social workers regarding patient response to treatment.

  • Keep physical therapists informed of patient response to treatment, identifying needs for adjustment of the plan of care, updating goals, and need for reassessment and/or discharge.

  • Document treatment sessions and progress toward goals clearly and concisely.

  • Assist with other departmental projects and duties.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an APTA approved Physical Therapy Assistant Program, usually an associate’s of science degree

  • WA State DOH Physical Therapist Assistant License

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through the American Heart Association

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 320913