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Intermountain Health Physical Therapist Assistant in Laurel, Montana

Job Description:

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) provides assistance to the physical therapist in developing and implementing physical therapy treatment, procedures, and related activities for direct patient care.

Posting Specifics:

Full time 40 hours


As a PTA you need to know how to:

  • Provide physical therapy patient treatment programs or portions thereof planned and delegated by the Physical Therapist.

  • Assist the Therapist in performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.

  • Carry out actual treatment procedures including exercise programs and the application of heat, cold light, whirlpool, sound, and massage modalities while observing established procedures and safety precautions.

  • Train patient in exercises, ambulation, and activities of daily living.

  • Apply and care for braces, prosthesis, and other assistive devices recommended for and used by patients during physical therapy activities.

  • Maintain, operate and care for therapy equipment.

  • Complete all required documentation in a thorough and timely fashion.

  • Educate family and patients regarding ability/disability and treatment programs and goals.

  • Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings. Participate in continuing education program to ensure appropriate units are attained for maintenance of state license.

  • Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  • Perform related duties as assigned and requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required

  • Successful completion of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program, required

  • Current license as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of practice, required

  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association, or ability to obtain certification within one (1) month of employment, required


  • At least one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, Walking

Anticipated job posting close date:



Laurel Clinic – Walk-in

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$21.59 - $37.12

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.