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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapy Assistant


Salary: 24.00-29.00/ hourly

*Sign-on Bonus* 

*Relocation Assistance* 


Melissa Memorial Hospital invites applicants for interested Physical Therapist Assistants to join our Rehab team. We offer highly competitive wages and flexible scheduling. Physical Therapist Assistants have the opportunity of providing care to a diverse caseload and working with all ages. Opportunities exist for a caseload to be tailored to the applicants' experience and desires. 

  • Caseload consists of approximately 90% outpatient care and 10% inpatient care 
  • Supportive atmosphere and learning environment 
  • Patient centered care 
  • MMH promotes a work/life balance with shift and schedule options 
  • Enjoy meal options at a low cost for employees 
  • A flexible work schedule is an option, you have the ability to do 4-10s, 3-12s, or a traditional 8-5.


 This position is responsible for the following: 

  • Promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist. 
  • Contributes to a physical therapist’s effectiveness by identifying patient care issues. 
  • Administers treatment programs for patients. 
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, and obtaining updating, and studying therapy histories. 
  • Documents patient care services by charting patient and department records. 
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises and instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily living activities. 
  • Helps patients in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses. 
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal growth and development information, and promoting wellness and health maintenance. 



  • Supportive team player. 
  • Have open communication.  
  • Work on improving needs for patients. 
  • Daily note taking on patient files. 
  • Make it a fun environment.  
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professional




  • Must have graduated from an accredited school with Associate degree for Physical Therapy Assistant 
  • Must have a current PTA license within the state of practice (Colorado). 
  • BLS Certificate 


  • Understanding of Rural Healthcare



  • 100% Employer paid Medical (Employee Only) 
  • Dental and Vision insurance 
  • Retirement Plans, with up to 3% employer match 
  • Voluntary Group Benefits 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Gym Membership Discount 
  • PTO, Paid Sick Time 
  • Continuing Education Benefits 
  • FSA 
  • MASA Insurance 
  • Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment  



Melissa Memorial Hospital is a 15-bed critical access hospital, located in Holyoke, Colorado. While being “rural” we are equipped for any situation. It is a model rural hospital with 1 operating room, surgical procedure room, 4 bay emergency room, and radiology including 64-slice CT scanner and mammography, MRI, ECHO, and Nuclear Medicine, along with other ancillary services. The hospital is co-located with a family practice clinic and retail pharmacy services. Other services include chemotherapy, general & orthopedic surgery, podiatry, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, progressive rehab services, and wound care. MMH operates a full-time EMS service and maintains a 24/7 AirLife Helicopter base. 



Holyoke is home to the Holyoke Dragons and is truly a “City of Pride and Progress.” Holyoke offers: 

  • An airport (smaller crafts) 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 9-hole golf course (public) 
  • Ballyneal -#54 Top 100 courses in the world (private) 
  • Ball fields 
  • Skateboard Park 
  • Fishing pond 
  • Parks 
  • Camping facilities 
  • Motels 
  • Library 
  • Movie theater 
  • Many churches 
  • Holyoke Unified School District has 600+ students. 

From different coffee shops to different ethnic flavors, to a quick bite, the sweet small town of Holyoke has a handful of different restaurant options to choose from. 

Holyoke is based in Phillips County where there are four different rural towns in the county with two schools in the county. Holyoke, Amherst. Paoli, and Haxtun are all within the same county. Holyoke homes a historical museum with different artifacts of what has built Holyoke today. You will see the fields turn different colors throughout different seasons. Your wheat, corn, alfalfa, are some of the few cultivating growths that you will see around your area! If you enjoy hunting, there are plenty of opportunities for a good catch. You will discover that you can see the most beautiful sunsets and the clearest starry nights out in the rural areas. Come take a look at our beautiful little town in the Northeastern corner of Colorado. 

Click here for a List of Things to Do in Holyoke 



Melissa Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

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