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Physical Therapist

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: TACOMA
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. VMFH exists as a part of CommonSpirit Health, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.


We pride ourselves on excellence in service and hospitality by contributing to the successes of our staff and patients. As a team member at VMFH, you are provided unlimited opportunities for personal and professional development along with great job satisfaction. We would love for
you to come join our family!


Responsibilities


Job Summary:


As an interdisciplinary team member, conducts physical therapy activities to help patients suffering from injury or disease to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. Provides and coordinates comprehensive physical therapy care to patients through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning, education, and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with Physical Therapy Standards of Practice.

Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement.


Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.


Essential Job Duties:

  • Performs patient assessment/data collection, interprets findings and formulates treatment plans.
  • Implements and updates therapeutic plan of care and treatment based on patient needs throughout patient's course of care.
  • Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of Physical Therapy treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.


Qualifications


Education/Work Experience Requirements:


Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy Program and completion of Clinical Fieldwork. Knowledge and experience in rehabilitation, orthopedic, medical/surgical settings that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities preferred.


Licensure/Certification:


Current Washington State license for Physical Therapy or a Washington State Interim Permit (valid for a maximum 6 months unless an extension is approved by the Department Director).


Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.


CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Physical Therapist, Other , TACOMA, Washington

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