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Physical Therapist - Home Health

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Eugene
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physical Therapist - Home Health for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 167239

 

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart’s Home Health team is seeking a passionate Physical Therapist to help our diverse patient population reach their goals!  You will have the opportunity to work in the patient’s own environment engaging family and caregivers.  

 

Our multi-disciplinary Home Health team consists of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, RN’s, Medical Social Workers, Registered Dietitians and Bath Aides.  Our dynamic team meets regularly providing the opportunity to collaborate with supportive peers to coordinate care and achieve optimal outcomes.

 

Live, work and play in Eugene/Springfield, which is tucked in the lush Willamette Valley, just one hour from the coast and the mountains. We enjoy mild weather, and are the third largest metropolitan area in Oregon. Home of the University of Oregon, Eugene boasts cultural amenities typical of much larger cities, from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art to the world-famous Oregon Bach Festival.

 

PeaceHealth proudly offers:

  • Competitive compensation & benefits package
  • Additional compensation incentives
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign On Bonus
  • Continuing Education

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan-of-care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients, supervising assistants and aides and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Evaluates assigned patients and establishes a treatment plan and goals, using data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, and observation and team members. 
  2. Provides individualized therapy treatment in accordance with plan of care.
  3. May assist in the orientation of new caregivers and on-going in-service training and determine the qualifications and competence of department/services personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners.
  4. Makes recommendations for relative content and scope of services and develop/implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
  5. Makes recommendations relative to the acquisition of new equipment and needs for space.  Participates with the manager in developing the annual budget.
  6. Recommends and develops new services and programs in collaboration with staff.
  7. Shares expertise with other health care professionals. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to ensure smooth, continuous care of patients. Acts as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staff to facilitate problem solving, coordination of services and acts as an educational resource.
  8. Completes documentation accurately, timely and within professional standards.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of a Physical Therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
  • MS degree in Physical Therapy is preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • General knowledge of field and ability to utilize library resource appropriately
  • Previous experience as a Physical Therapist is preferred.
  • Specific experience in setting as described by the position posting

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Current Physical Therapist license from the state Physical Therapy Licensing Board specific to location of practice
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to assess patient’s condition and exercise independent judgment to implement life-sustaining action

 

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Oregon West Network – Home Health:

  • Requires one year of Physical Therapist experience, with home health/geriatric experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.

 

EUGENE PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion 34% to 65% of the time.  
  • Ability to lift objects weighing over 80 lbs.            
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.  
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).           
  • Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Eugene, Physician & Surgeons North Building (428)
Job Category:  Rehab Therapies 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $35.55, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Physical Therapist - Oregon

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Eugene || Rehab Therapies || Physical Therapy || Full Time || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS


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