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Physical Therapist (PT) | Puget Sound Home Health | Tacoma, WA in Tacoma, WA at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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Job Description

Physical Therapist (PT)


The physical therapist contracted or employed through the Organization is responsible for providing physical therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Personnel Services Agreement.


  • Communicates with the physician who is responsible for the home health plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current home health plan of care;
  • Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to:
    • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care.  Evaluates home environment.
    • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM—potential for rehab.
    • Directing physical therapy treatment.
    • Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
    • Determining priority needs for physical therapy
    • Reporting to physician patient’s reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
  • Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed to practice as physical therapist within the State.
  • Passed an examination for physical therapists approved by the state and possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or master’s program in physical therapy approved by the Commission on accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (“CAPTE”) or any successor organization of the CAPTE.
  • Two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist.  Community/home health experience is preferred.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.

At Puget Sound Home Health, we believe in making sure that we have the right team in place. Our team is skilled and passionate about providing care that exceeds expectations. We have created a culture of teamwork and support for our staff that is unlike any in the industry. This allows our talented team to focus on what they do best.


Will you live CAPLICO?


CAPLICO

Customer Second (Employee First)

Accountability

Passion For Learning

Love One Another

Intelligent Risk Taking

Celebration

Ownership


We would love to meet you and hear your commitment to live CAPLICO with us.


In addition to hiring a physical therapist who exhibits the above qualities that help us create a world class culture, we offer competitive wages, mentorship and training for new graduates, tuition reimbursement for our employees, and dependent care and public transportation FSAs. Also, we offer cell phone and movie ticket discounts, 401(k) with matching contributions, career advancement opportunities, and medical, dental, and health insurance.


Take a look at these benefits (and more!) at www.ensignbenefits.com


Apply Today!


Puget Sound Home Health

4002 Tacoma Mall Blvd, Ste 204

Tacoma, WA. 98409

253-581-9401

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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