Other Locations, UW Medical Center, UWMC Roosevelt
Job Location Detail:
UWMC, UWMC Roosevelt, UW Eastside Specialty Center
Open Until Filled
PT1 $5,652-$8,334/month ($32.61- $48.08/hour) or PT2 $6,122 to $9,024/month ($35.32- $52.06/hour)
This candidate bank will be used to fill hourly/temporary, part-time, and full-time Physical Therapist 1 or 2 employment opportunities at University of Washington Medical Center.
As a Classified Staff employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for Classified Staff, please view this page.
EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM
Classified Physical Therapist 1 or 2 positions are eligible for participation in the Employee Referral Program. If you were referred to these positions from a current UW employee, be sure to give them credit. In order for employees to be eligible for the ERP incentive, you must include their name in the assessment you will be asked to take following your application for this position.
For more information about this candidate bank or the ERP program, call Tricia Breen, Healthcare Recruiter at 206-598-1675.
Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC has even been named the No. 1 hospital in the greater Seattle/Puget Sound region in the U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals Metro Area rankings. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UWMC Physical Therapy has outstanding opportunities for Physical Therapists join our team. PT's will be responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy evaluation and intervention to patients referred by a licensed provider. Administer treatments and physical agents as determined by the evaluation in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assist patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Document appropriately and accurately with regard to content and timeliness (following the policies of the Physical Therapy department and UW Medical Center). Coordinate, delegate and supervise responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (PTA, Medical Assistant, PT Aide, etc.). Participate in operational aspects of the department, maintain performance improvement activities within the department and participates in Quality Improvement activities. Provide input in formulating budget, assist in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and take appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensure that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participate in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.
Completion of Physical Therapy program. Physical ability to move patients and equipment.
Legal Requirement: Licensed by the state of Washington as a Physical Therapist.
Knowledge of: skeletal, muscular, and neural anatomy; theories, practices, and techniques of physical therapy including electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, actinotherapy, manual and electrical muscle testing, functional ability testing, massage muscle re education, therapeutic exercise, and other aspects of body mechanics as a means of therapy; equipment used in practice of physical therapy; methods of recording patient progress.
Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians, and staff; instruct patients and relatives in post therapy home exercise and precautions.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.