Physical Therapist needed for growing community!
Join a wonderful Hospital working environment who is passionate about their staff. We welcome a team player dedicated to providing comprehensive quality care to the community.
The Physical Therapistwill provide therapy services to help restore function, improve mobility, relieve painand prevent permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease.
Where : Physical Therapy
Schedule : Full Time
Shift : Variable
- Experience: 2 years recent clinical experience (rehabilitative, or neurological, orthopedic) preferred.
- Must have experience in varied areas of patient care especially in the acute care of both minors and adults.
- Education: Bachelor`s degree in Physical Therapy; Masters preferred.
- Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledgeable about industry standards related to patient care and safety. Critical thinking skills and the ability to work under minimal supervision.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) language skills preferred but not required.
- Licenses/Registrations/Certifications: Current WA State Physical Therapist license. Current BLS.
- JOB SUMMARY
The Physical Therapist is a licensed professional who works with people who have sustained disabilities, impairments, or limitations in their overall physical function. Physical therapists examine, evaluate, diagnose, develop treatment plans, and provide prognoses for patients on an individual basis. The Physical Therapist also acts as clinical resource for employees ofHospital. They represent the department on hospital committees and program teams, and assist in program development and quality management. Physical Therapists are actively involved in the growth and development of the Physical Therapy Department and Hospital. They may supervise Physical Therapy Assistants, Aides, and students.
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crouching, crawling, and stretching is necessary to assist in the movement and transfer of patients with mobility impairments and requires use of proper body mechanics.
- This may include transferring patients from beds to wheelchairs and vice versa, and perform maximum assist/dependent transfers. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds.Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation.
- Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
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