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Physical Therapist - Home Health - Providence St. Mary's - Walla Walla, WA *Upto $10K Hiring Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Walla Walla
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


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.

Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire System.

Providence offers:

  • Competitive pay (including holiday pay & shift pay differentials)

  • Best-in-class benefits - full medical, dental and vision starting on your first day

  • Continuing education & growth opportunities

  • 401k retirement plans with employer matching

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Generous paid time off for vacation, sick days and holidays

  • The resources & career growth opportunities of one of America's largest health care systems

  • COVID-19 safety: PPE (N95 fitted masks, gloves and face shields provided)

    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.

    • Demonstrates ability to perform complete therapy assessment and documents in record per Medicare language.

    • Demonstrates ability to develop and implement a therapy care plan based on patient assessment(s) and documents in record (from admit through discharge).

    • Demonstrates ability to teach patient and family using appropriate techniques and documents in record.

    • Demonstrates ability to coordinate care of patients with other team members; delegates to and supervises home health aides.

    • Completes pain assessment, intervention and documentation of pain management according to standards.

    • Demonstrates ability to perform patient safety assessments upon admission and documents on ASIS or discipline specific evaluation form.

    • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to provide lymphedema assessment and treatments.

    • Demonstrates ability to perform patient safety assessments, identify safety concerns, develop a plan for patient safety, and implement the plan.

    • Pain management: Identifies assessment, intervention and documentation of pain management according to standards.

    • Demonstrates knowledge and application of preparing patients for discharge along the continuum of care and communicates follow up care as needed including community resource referrals.

    • Completes mandatory education per policy.

    • Demonstrates knowledge and/or ability in the use of the following equipment in a safe manner (TENS, Ultrasound, CPM).

    • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to provide/follow: (Therapeutic exercise programs, Lumbar/cervical Discectomy precautions and protocols, total hip precautions and protocols, total knee precautions and protocols, total shoulder precautions and protocols, lower extremity amputee protocol).

    • Employee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.

    • Attends mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.


    • Completes and returns to the office the initial assessment packet within two business days.

    • Plans and communicates weekly/daily schedule with management.

      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.

          Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

          About Providence

          At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

          The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

          Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

          About the Team

          Providence has been serving the Inland Northwest since 1886 when Mother Joseph and the Sisters of Providence founded Sacred Heart Medical Center. Today, Providence is the largest health care provider in Washington located in communities large and small across the state. In eastern Washington, Providence provides care throughout Spokane, Stevens and Walla Walla counties.

          Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

          We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

          We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

          We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

          Requsition ID: 117887
          Company: Providence Jobs
          Job Category: Rehabilitation
          Job Function: Clinical Care
          Job Schedule: Full time
          Job Shift: Day
          Career Track: Clinical Professional
          Department: 3020 HOME HLTH
          Address: WA Walla Walla 209 W Poplar St
          Pay Range: $40.53 - $65.44
          The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
          Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

          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.

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