**For more information about this position contact:** Linnea Cornish Talent Acquisition Partner firstname.lastname@example.org
The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) functions as a member of the patient care team by providing physical therapy services and is accountable for treatment and education of patients and the appropriate documentation of such care. The PTA is also responsible for supervising the patient care activities of their aide, students, and to assist with other educational and research activities conducted by the department or hospital.
## Hiring Competencies
A. License: Current unencumbered physical therapy 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.
C. Background check to be completed every three years post hire on anniversary date per hospital requirements set for employees who enter into patient homes
D. Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules regarding patient treatment and documentation.
E. Demonstrates effective positive interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team.
F. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
G. Presents a personal appearance that makes an excellent first impression.
H. Practices in accordance with professional licensing laws and professional practice act.
*At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU 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, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner. Our affiliation with OHSU 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 Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. *
*Tuality's many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area's premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality's 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.*
*Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference. In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate! Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard. Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!*
## Additional Posting Information
Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.