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Physical Therapist - Home Health (Per Diem)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physical Therapist - Home Health (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.

Req ID: 160355

 

 

PH Homecare Southwest is looking for dynamic, creative and dedicated physical therapists to join our growing program.

 

If you are a PT who believes that therapy is about optimizing the functional mobility and independence of your patients while helping them learn to manage their health, and that home is the best place to accomplish these goals then we would like to hear from you.

 

Leading the way in Value Based Purchasing (VBP), Washington is one of nine states nationally, navigating the quality-outcome-based reimbursement initiative introduced by CMS in 2015.

 

Through hard-work and dedication, we are proud of our 4-star rating!  We are committed to providing safe and compassionate care to our neighbors throughout Clark County, Washington.

 

We invite you to get onboard. Become a leader in your profession, focus on functional rehabilitation, become an effective case manager, help develop best practice guidelines and become a trail-blazer in the “Healthcare at Home” movement…which is the future the healthcare.

 

Clark County, located in SW Washington, is centrally located between the mountains and the ocean, with the world renowned Columbia River Gorge in our own front yard!  The temperate climate allows for year-round outdoor activity, allowing you to also optimize your health and well-being.

 

 

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

PeaceHealth-Southwest and PeaceHealth Southwest Hospice:

  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Vancouver 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: Vancouver, MacArthur (155)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $35.55, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Drivers License; Physical Therapist - Washington

 

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: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Other - Allied || Per Diem/Relief || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS


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