Posted on: November 21, 2022
Responsible for providing assessment and treatment programs
designed to return patients to their optimum functional level, in
coordination with other team members.
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.
Develops treatment goals, in conjunction with the interdisciplinary
team, that are time specific and result in discharge of the patient
to his home environment attaining the highest level of function
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.
Assumes responsibility for instruction and supervision of Therapy
Aides in patient care activities as appropriate within hospital
policies and procedures and medical regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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. NICU only - NICU experience
or 2 years of Pediatric experience
DESIRED for the position: 2 years of experience in acute care
and/or rehabilitative center Member of a professional organization
Certification in area of specialty NICU only - 1 year of
professional experience in a NICU, including evaluating and
treating neonates/infants across the full spectrum of physical,
communicative and cognitive development, PALS certification
Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Physical Therapist, Other , Kirkland, Washington
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