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Physical Therapist - Acute Care (Per Diem, Days)

UW Medical Center

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Location: 908 Jefferson St 4th floor, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Posted: Apr 05, 2024

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Req #: 232187 Department: HARBORVIEW - REHAB THERAPIES Job Location: Harborview Medical Center Posting Date: 04/03/2024 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: $47.11 - $67.40 per hour Other Compensation: Shift: First Shift Benefits: WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU?
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  • Harborview Medical Center – Rehabilitation Therapies has an outstanding opportunity for a PHYSICAL THERAPIST - ACUTE CARE.
    - PER DIEM
    - Day Shift
    UW Medicine Rehabilitation - Our multidisciplinary team is centered around compassion and innovation. We work closely with many types of specialists to give each patient the best possible path to recovery. Our passion and dedication to our purpose has allowed us to be recognized by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top rehabilitation programs in the nation. Become part of our team and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community!
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of the disease process, precautions, typical medical treatment and diagnostic procedures, functional, abilities, complications and implications of long term deficits related to primary diagnoses treated in service area
  • Provides skilled, timely and effective patient care; Follows protocols, standards and guidelines of care relating to specific diagnosis on assigned service
  • Plans treatment programs with the patient and treatment team
  • Documents intervention and strategies for treatment in required organizational systems, including assessment, measurable criteria, goals method of treatment, home programs and adapting plan according to patient’s response to intervention
  • Participates in team rounds and other educational information to patient and support systems prior to termination of therapy intervention
  • Provide home programs and other educational information to patient and support systems prior to termination of therapy intervention
  • Knowledge of other treatment team member’s roles with intervention and effective methods to collaborate in patient’s treatment
  • Coordinate patient care programs with treatment team to facilitate and enhance functional outcomes
  • Follows billing and reimbursement procedures
  • Complies with agency and division standards, protocols procedures
  • Participates in discipline and workgroup meetings
  • Participates in Quality Assurance as it relates to patient care
  • Articulates and integrates safety policies and procedures into daily practice

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized school of physical therapy, or completion of a Physical Therapy program OR equivalent education/experience
  • Current Physical Therapist license with the WA State Department of Health

    As the region's only Level I Trauma and verified burn center, Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It is dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. It provides exemplary patient care in leading-edge centers of emphasis, including emergency medicine, trauma and burn care, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, HIV/AIDS, rehabilitation, mental health and substance abuse care.
    Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
    Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.
    UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
    All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
    Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected] .

    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

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