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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist - Days ( M-F: 8am-4:30pm) in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (PT) (PACE Program, Day Shift (Mon-Fri: 8am-4:30pm) 1.0 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in West Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Perform thorough PT assessments evaluating physical and functional mobility status of PEP participants including but not limited to ROM, strength, balance, sensation, coordination and gait. Determines need for PT interventions, caregiver training and durable medical equipment.

  • Develop plan of care in accordance with participant needs and team approval.

  • Interact with the public and other employees in a positive manner.

  • Demonstrate an ability to treat a wide range of geriatric diagnoses and be knowledgeable in therapy treatments, goals and contraindications for treatments. Treatments are adapted to the unique PEP-S population. Requests consultation, supervision or continuing education when appropriate to learn specialized techniques or treatment approaches.

  • Provide participant/caregiver education and counseling regarding issues related to rehabilitation treatment and goals, safety risks and equipment needs.

  • Document all PT evaluations and interventions in appropriate agency format and within agency timelines. Documents reflect good clinical documentation. Responsible for tracking and monitoring participant DME.

  • Be responsible for instruction and supervision of PTA’s and PT Aides in accordance with PT WACs. Supervises students as assigned.

  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Team meetings, presenting findings and recommendations. Participates in other committees as assigned. Participates in agency CQI process as assigned. Provides training to PACE staff in appropriate areas related to PT practice and participant care.

  • Work independently managing own caseload and work schedule including PT treatments, evaluations, staff and caregiver training, home visits, required meetings and documentation.

  • Maintain all participant information and records in a professional and confidential manner, per HIPAA regulations.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy

  • Current PT licensure or certification in Washington State.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • Current auto liability insurance.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification required at time of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy

  • One (1) year working with a geriatric population

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in West Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 316543

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