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Physical Therapist - Home Health, Auburn Territory (24hrs/wk, Days)

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

EvergreenHealth Home Health is the largest and most innovative stand-alone Home Care provider in King and Snohomish counties. With our low staff turnover and continued growth we are in need of additional staff. Start your day from home on a supplied laptop and cell phone. Only occasionally will you need to come to Kirkland once you are finished with orientation. Full-time and part-time schedules are available. All positions are paid hourly plus mileage. If you are looking for flexibility, EvergreenHealth is the home for you.Job Summary:Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and providing skilled care to patients requiring physical therapy services in the home in conjunction with the patient, family and the interdisciplinary team, as ordered by the physician. The PT will be responsible for clinical outcomes as well as industry benchmarks.Essential Job Functions:1. Provide, coordinate and oversee skilled intermittent care to patients and include instruction and education of patients and/or caregivers to promote maximal functional status, in the patient's home.2. Regularly evaluates and re-evaluates patient status.3. Initiates, develops, implements and revises the patient's plan of care (POC).4. Addresses all problems identified in the POC.5. Provides educational information to the patient/family/caregiver concerning knowledge deficits or needs regarding the patient's condition.6. Communicates with other disciplines involved in the case as warranted.7. Reports signs/symptoms signaling a change in patient condition to the patient's physician and case manager as needed.8. Reassesses the patient within 48 hours following a change in patient condition or discharge from a 24-hour or longer hospital stay, or as ordered by the physician.9. 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.10. Responsible for the "Accountabilities" associated with this position in support of the organization.11. Performs other duties as assigned.License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:--- Current PT licensure to practice Physical Therapy in Washington State--- Recent applicable clinical experience in a medical/ surgical unit, rehab, or home health setting.--- Current Washington State Driver's license and proof of insurability--- Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hireDESIRED for the position:--- Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate in Physical TherapyPM21PI150832069

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Federal Way , Physical Therapist - Home Health, Auburn Territory (24hrs/wk, Days), Healthcare , Federal Way, Washington

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