Physical Therapist

Requisition ID
2020-138794
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Physical Therapy
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8:00 - 5:30 PM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location
WA-TACOMA

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies. 

Responsibilities

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

 

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.

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