State of Washington Classified Job Specification
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT 1
Class Series Concept
Prepares patient and environment for therapy; implements treatment as directed by the physical therapist;
Reports changes in patients' status to therapist;
Participates in rounds for assigned patients;
Schedules assigned patients and departmental duties;
Assists the therapist in performing patient evaluations and tests;
Writes progress notes; assists in completing informational forms;
Conducts hydrotherapy treatments of patients;
Maintains a clean, safe working environment;
Maintains therapeutic equipment;
Completes charge documents for patient services;
May perform clerical duties;
Performs related duties as required.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Class Specification History
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise class. Revises title (formerly Physical Therapy Assistant I), class code (formerly 6128), adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007; general revision revises typical work; effective July 1, 2007.