Physical Therapy Tech

Physical Therapy Tech

Mt. Grant General Hospital

200 South A Street, P.O. Box 1510, Hawthorne, NV  89415

Contact:          Hunter Bolanos, Human Resources

Phone:             775-945-2461

FAX:               775-945-2359

Mt. Grant General Hospital is accepting applications for the positions of Physical Therapy Tech. This is a per diem position (no benefits). Transfers to full time will be considered after successful introductory training period and evaluation. Wage: $20.00/hr Per Diem Status Wage $16.00/hr Full Time Status with Benefits

Under the supervision and direction of the Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapy Aide supports physical therapy care delivery by preparing treatment area, patient, equipment and materials and performing procedures.  Assist patients move to and from therapy sessions or position them on equipment.   Assists with physical therapy exercises.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position can be physically demanding and often requires incumbent to stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, and stand for long periods. In addition, very heavy work of moving objects in excess of 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of item’s weighing 50 pounds or more.  Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects. Ability to perceive similarities and differences in color. Eye-hand-foot coordination. Ability to move fingers easily and skillfully. Ability to perceive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material.  Constant standing and walking required in working with patients. Ability to comprehend Doctors orders is an essential element of this job.

Candidates are expected to work modified work schedules to meet the needs of the facility and patients’ it serves. Candidates will be open to working weekends and applicable overtime as needed.

Minimum qualifications are any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and ability such as:

knowledge of equipment

knowledge of body mechanics

ability to adapt in an ever changing environment

ability to practice situational awareness in a changing facility for the safety of yourself and patients

1 year of physical therapy preferred;

1 year of patient care experience preferred;

1 year of excersize science education preferred;

2 years of customer service preferred;

or a combined experience in all listed items in a professional setting preferred

Deadline for applying:  Position is open until filled.

Applications and job descriptions can be downloaded from our website at or be picked up and returned to the main Switchboard or mail to:  Mt. Grant General Hospital, ATTN: Jonalee Roberts, P.O. Box 1510, Hawthorne, NV  89415.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

POSTED 07/31/2023 HAB

REVISED 08/01/2023 HAB