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Providence Lead Physical Therapist - PACE WA (Full-Time, Days: Mon-Fri, Partially Remote) *$5K Hiring Bonus* in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Lead Physical Therapist (1.0 FTE, Days: Mon-Fri, No Nights, Weekends, or On-Call, Partial Remote) to work for PACE WA in Seattle, WA

The Lead Physical Therapist will be responsible for assisting the Rehab Manager and Site Operations Managers in providing clinical leadership of the WA PACE Physical therapy team. As a member of the Rehab leadership team this position is specifically responsible for identifying best practice and providing assessment of Physical Therapy staff skills, giving performance feedback related to clinical skills and clinical reasoning, and providing back-fill participant care as assigned.

In this position you will:

  • Develop, organizes and updates participant and clinician resources as needed

  • Effectively and efficiently reviews health sciences literature on topics such as: therapy diagnosis, practice, participant management, outcomes, health policy, communication, research, and social determinants of health, and communicates that information through verbal, written, and/or electronic means to promote best practice

  • Act as a resource for therapy staff and Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) regarding the above information

  • Effectively communicates with Rehab and Site Operations managers and staff about clinical information as it is updated

  • Effectively collaborates with outside agencies for WA PACE Rehab work, including oversight and coordination of student training programs

  • Support Rehab department quality improvement metrics and initiatives

  • Keep informed of PACE program regulation changes, changing healthcare environment needs, changing department procedures, and collaborates with the Rehab Manager and Site Operations Managers to develop WA PACE Rehab department strategies to respond to these changes

  • Schedule and leads discipline team meetings

  • Organize and/or participates in program outreach opportunities

  • Provide discipline-specific orientation to all new WA PACE Physical Therapy staff. Completes initial and yearly competencies with Physical Therapy staff

  • Complete routine documentation review and practice observations for clinical appropriateness

  • Involved in organizing the mentorship program within their specialty. May provide formal or informal mentorship to staff as needed and appropriate

  • Assist Site Managers and Rehab leadership in coordinating care during staff absences

  • Provide back-fill coverage for participant care needs

  • Serve as the WA Clinical Excellence representative for the discipline. Assigns or fills the role of Epic Superuser for the discipline and participates in other organization committees as needed

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy - or- related field

  • Current Washington State Physical Therapist license

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification at time of hire

  • Current driver’s license

  • Three (3) years of Physical Therapy in a related rehabilitation setting

  • Able to communicate in English effectively both verbally and in writing

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree/Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy

  • Three (3) years of Working with a geriatric population

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 334923