Physical Therapy Assistant

Job ID: 288994

Physical Therapy Assistant

Plainwell, Michigan


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We Are Hiring

Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy 003 - Full-Time Day - Borgess Pipp Hospital - Plainwell, MI

8-10 hour days. Weekend rotation per department.

Why Join Ascension?

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Borgess Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to conduct medically prescribed physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist.

You will:

  • Provide physical therapy interventions under a plan of care written by a physical therapist.
  • Perform therapy interventions utilizing techniques and skills as appropriate for the patient population.
  • Document treatment interventions given.
  • May coordinate activities of physical therapy aides, students and other support personnel.
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with PT and nursing staff, physicians, patients, patient families.
  • Use of all equipment and evaluation tools.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy Asst credentialed from the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Associate of Applied Science - Graduate of an APTA approved school for Physical Therapy Assistant required at start date.
  • Technical skills and knowledge regarding a broad scope of physical modalities and treatment procedures required.

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