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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Mercy Healthcare
Location: Ardmore
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) reports directly to the department leader and performs direct patient care activities for all age groups. The PTA helps Physical therapy patients by providing rehabilitative services, under the direction of the physical therapist (PT), to help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain, they give therapy through exercise, massage, gait and balance training, and therapeutic modalities. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.


Education: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program.

Licensure: Current Oklahoma licensure from the Oklahoma Medical Board (OMB) as a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA).

Experience: New Graduate Physical Therapy Assistant is eligible for this position.

Certifications: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Other: Demonstrated excellent clinical competence, Ability to assess patient condition and work with treatment plans, Possesses up-to-date knowledge of treatment practices and physical therapy programs, interpersonal team-building, collaboration, negotiation, problem-solving, as well as spoken and written communication skills. Must be able to safely and successfully perform job-related functions, with or without reasonable accommodation required by federal, state, or local law.

Preferred Experience: six (6) months to one (1) year of experience with experience being for all ages preferred.

Preferred Certifications: Certified by the National Board for Certification

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Keywords: Mercy Healthcare, Norman , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , Ardmore, Oklahoma

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