- *This position is only open to current, regular Kaiser
Permanente Washington employees who are eligible to apply during the on-unit
posting period beginning
Friday 08/09/19 through Tuesday 08/13/19 **
- *If there is no on-unit interest, additional candidates may be considered
beginning Wednesday 08/14/19**
Provide comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients condition and develop goal-oriented treatment programs designed to bring patient to a normal or optimum state of health and functioning. Provide and document a course of treatment. May require local travel.
Essential Responsibilities: Provides physical therapy observation, evaluative testing, and assessment. Develops, provides, and documents a clinically and age appropriate course of treatment based on evaluation. Displays good judgement in implementation of treatment plan. Uses therapeutic procedures including patient/caregiver education in an appropriate and competent manner.Contributes to the efficiency and productivity of the organization by managing own workload autonomously (scheduling, consultation, participation in non-direct patient care activities as needed or assigned).Remains current in recent development of PT/OT techniques and procedures per specialist/generalist practice areas.Maintains effective written and verbal communication with patient, are providers and other members of the health care team; and documents according to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington/department standards.
Basic Qualifications:Experience Minimum one (1) year of rehabilitative experience.
Education Bachelor's degree in physical therapy from an accredited school of physical therapy.
License, Certification, Registration Washington State Physical Therapy License is required by date of hire/transfer.
Additional Requirements: N/A
Preferred Qualifications: Ortho, Neuro or Geriatric experience.Master's degree in physical therapy. Primary Location: Washington,Tacoma,Tacoma South Medical Center 9505 S. Steele St.Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40Shift: DayWorkdays: Mon-ThuWorking Hours Start: 7:45 AMWorking Hours End: 6:15 PMJob Schedule: Full-timeJob Type: StandardEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU RN/ANRPJob Level: Individual ContributorJob Category: Nursing LicensedDepartment: KP Tacoma South Physical TherapyTravel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.