Physical Therapist- Home Health -75002 ***sign-on bonus eligible***

US-OR-Forest Grove
Department
THH Physical Therapy TFG-73802
Req #
2017-4157
Job Type
Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
Shift
Days
# of Openings
1
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
80

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Provides physical therapy assessment, treatment, and instruction to patients under the direction of a physician.  The therapist completes assessment, treatment, and other related paperwork in a timely fashion.  Collaborates with the case manager to provide home health services that reflect the home health care agency philosophy and standards.

Hiring Competencies

a)            License:  Current Oregon license in Physical Therapy required.  Current Healthcare Provider BLS required or within 90-days of hire.

b)            Current Oregon Drivers license and at least 4 years of holding a driver’s license.

c)            No more than 1 accident or moving violation on or off the job within the past 12 months and no conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) within the past 5 years.

d)            Current auto accident insurance complies with Tuality's minimum coverage limits.

e)            One-year experience in home health or other health setting with geriatric emphasis preferred.

f)             Provides care appropriate to the age of patients served on the job.

g)            Knowledge of physical therapy assessment and treatment methods required.

h)            Knowledge of physical therapy modalities and equipment required.

i)             Ability to maintain effective relations with other health care professionals

j)             Possesses effective communication skills.

k)            Personal appearance makes a good first impression.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

30-60%

Standing

30-60%

Sitting

1-30%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

Physically Demanding Tasks: Must be able to safely transfer patients and work with patients during manually assisted exercise or treatment techniques.

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