Physical Therapist, Orthopedics and Vestibular (40hrs/wk)
Posted on: May 2, 2021
Job Summary:Responsible for providing assessment and treatment
programs for orthopedic and vestibular conditions, with the goal of
returning patients to their optimum functional level, in
coordination with other team members.Essential Job Functions:1.
Performs individualized evaluation and ongoing assessment related
to the patient's condition, addressing special needs and behaviors.
This will include, but is not limited to, assessment of range of
motion, strength, mobility, coordination, transfers, gait and other
activities of daily living.2. Develops treatment goals, in
conjunction with the interdisciplinary team, that are time specific
and result in discharge of the patient to home, work or
recreational environment attaining the highest level of function
possible.3. Develops the treatment plan and revises as necessary
from the goals set by the interdisciplinary team in coordination
with the physician, the patient and the family.4. Assumes
responsibility for instruction and supervision of Therapy Aides in
patient care activities as appropriate within hospital policies and
procedures and medical regulations.5. Accountable for following the
guidelines for attendance, punctuality and overall dependability.
Accountable for effective performance and follow-through of all
assigned responsibilities and for completing responsibilities
within designated (or agreed upon) timeframes. Completes
responsibilities in a manner consistent with organizational policy,
goals and values.6. Responsible for the "Accountabilities"
associated with this position in support of the organization.7.
Performs other duties as assigned.Competencies:
- Ability to recognize when a higher level of care or additional
referral is needed.
- Ability to recognize when plan of care requires a modification
for ideal patient outcomes.
- Utilizes most current research available to inform treatment of
vestibular and orthopedic conditions.
- Ability to define problematic issues with clarity and problem
solves in an effective manner.
- Must utilize one or more Cerner applications to deliver and
track patient care. License, Certification, Education or
Experience: REQUIRED for the position:---Licensed as a Physical
Therapist in the State of Washington---Baccalaureate, Master's
Degree, or certificate in Physical Therapy---Current Healthcare
Provider BLS certification by date of hire---Knowledge and training
in the special needs of patients from young adult to geriatric ages
and is responsible for the needs associated with these
groups.DESIRED for the position:---2 years of experience in
Outpatient Orthopedic or Vestibular Rehabilitation Setting.
---Member of a professional organization---Certification in area of
Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Physical Therapist, Orthopedics and Vestibular (40hrs/wk), Healthcare , Kirkland, Washington
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