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Physical Therapist - Outpatient Rehab

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  9 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physical Therapist - Outpatient Rehab for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 9 Hours.

Req ID: 193108

 


JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan-of-care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients within the scope of Physical Therapy. Provides oversight to therapy assistants and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served; provides supervision to therapy aides and volunteers. Works as part of a patient care team toward the best outcomes for the patient. 

 

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, observation and team members.  
2.Completes patient treatment according to plan of care and modifies plan to meet patient needs, and updates plan as appropriate.  
3.Completes documentation accurately, timely, according to regulatory and state licensure requirements, and within professional standards.
4.Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients.  May act as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
5.Mentors and provides oversight to new caregivers, physical therapist assistants, and therapy aides. Provides clinical instruction and training to students. 
6.Recommends and participates in development of new services and programs, quality improvement and monitoring activities.
7.Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional activities.
8.Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:    

  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate from a Physical Therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education required.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:    

  • Specific experience in setting as described by the position posting

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:    

  • Current Physical Therapist license from the State Physical Therapy Licensing Board required.
  • 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 patients’ conditions and exercise independent judgment
     

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category:  Rehab Therapies 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 9 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $38.44, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Physical Therapist - Alaska

 

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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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