Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist - Home Health in Walla Walla, Washington
Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (PT) (Home Health, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla, Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Consistently demonstrates adherence to the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organization or departmental materials related to compliance with laws, regulatory requirements.
Consistently demonstrates adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to the performance and job expectations.
Employee demonstrates knowledge of PSMMC’s policy on Patients Rights and Responsibilities and respects these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities.
Actively participates in departmental and organization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards.
Demonstrates leadership by performing his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PSMMC promotes to the communities we serve.
Participates in hospital and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff.
Maintains the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws and regulations as appropriate.
Maintains positive working relationships and fosters a cooperative work environment.
Communicates effectively with patients, physicians and staff in a professional manner.
Provides clear, concise, pertinent reports/information.
Recognizes and reports signs/symptoms of abuse and neglect for all ages of patients served.
Implements the physician plan of care and documents in the record within established timeframe.
Documents patient and family education and completes established forms.
Completes daily documentation and turns in with itinerary within two business days.
Conveys and documents appropriate information to patient and families regarding any financial responsibilities and assures insurance authorizations are obtained in a timely basis.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy.
Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist in Washington State
Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist in Oregon within six months of hire
Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance
Current BLS – Healthcare provider (must be AHA accredited)
Ability to institute emergency measures, CPR, when necessary in the home setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree or Ph. D. in Physical Therapy
1 year experience in a therapist capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other related medical field
Home Health experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Physical Therapy
Location: Washington-Walla Walla
Req ID: 282534