Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend, WA - www.jeffersonhealthcare.org - is looking for an amazing Physical Therapist to join our fabulous team. Our ideal teammate would be highly motivated, a team player, compassionate and caring. Our team values the services we provide to our community above all else. All levels of experience are welcome here. We look forward to meeting you!
*Please note we have more than one position available and will be hiring multiple candidates
Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 4 Star rated Critical Access Hospital and provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association. More importantly, our staff love being with us we recently received a 90% on our employee survey on "I would work here again."
Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 2015 Best Small Towns in America (Smithsonian Magazine), 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (nearby Port Angeles by Outdoors Magazine). Come check us out!
Position Description Evaluates and treats patients referred for physical therapy. Directs and assists patients in a program of strength and flexibility exercises, muscle re-education, transfers, balance training, gait training, pain relief and orthotic/prosthetic use. Performs physical therapy treatments using such physical modalities as heat, cold, water, massage, manual techniques, joint mobilization, electrical stimulation, and other modalities as per training
Required Education and Experience
Current Physical Therapist, Washington state license in good standing required
CPR/BLS certification required
Graduate of an approved PT program with a BS PT, MPT, MS PT or DPT may be required
Two years' experience preferred in outpatient setting, one year inpatient or SNF preferred
May require valid Washington state driver's license and proof of auto insurance
Leadership skills preferred
$8,000 Recruitment Bonus and additional money for relocation
*A current resume and cover letter are required for any applicant to be considered.
Schedule 1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; variable days and shifts; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 7:00am 7:00pm
If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated. Our salary is competitive and we offer the most amazing benefits package of anyone around with medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, personal time off and more.
*Jefferson Healthcare qualifies for Public Service Student Loan Repayments*
Application Instructions To apply for this position and future positions, please visit our website at www.jeffersonhealthcare.org and select "Careers" located at the middle of the page.
About US – Jefferson Healthcare Jefferson Healthcare is the only ISO 9000 accredited system on the northern Olympic Peninsula and is also DNV accredited while operating as a fully integrated health care system. The hospital is a 25-bed, critical access care hospital that has complete coverage by 24 hour hospitalists, has top rated surgical services and includes an emergency room, lab services, swi...ng bed unit, the latest in digital imaging including new 3D mammography equipment and a comprehensive array of physical, speech and occupational rehabilitation therapies.Jefferson Healthcare was one of the first five hospitals in the Washington to be designated Baby Friendly by the World Health Organization. Jefferson Healthcare has a full service orthopedic clinic and an oncology clinic administering infusion services of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other treatments. The Medical Short Stay includes wound care, sleep medicine, Coumadin and anti-coagulation services. We provide Wellness programs, a broad range of support groups and community education programs.Jefferson Healthcare has nine clinics throughout the county and a nationally recognized award winning Home Health service provider and Hospice office. The primary care clinics are located near the hospital in Port Townsend and in Port Ludlow and Quilcene. The primary care clinics provide pediatrics, family medicine, obstetrics, women’s health, and urgent care. We also have a Specialty Clinic that provides pulmonary care, urological surgery and pelvic floor reconstruction and cardiology care services.Jefferson Healthcare has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.Jefferson Healthcare is a public hospital district providing services to residents of east Jefferson County. It is operated as a municipal corporation with five elected commissioners who oversee the district’s operations.