Jan 19, 2021

Physical Therapist - Bainbridge Island

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a full time Physical Therapist to join the therapy department of our in-house team of healthcare professionals at Bainbridge Island Health & Rehabilitation (BIHR) located on beautiful Bainbridge Island, WA.   Our therapists treat patients in a wide variety of settings including SNF/LTC, ALF’s, and ILF’s. The opportunity to treat patients in a variety of settings is unique and helps reduce the risk of burnout and boredom.  As part of our team you will enjoy a stable work environment, autonomy with both your treatments and schedule, a highly competitive compensation package, and the chance to apply your entrepreneurial spirit.  Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. We are looking for a highly motivated professional who shares our vision of delivering creative and effective therapeutic interventions, a passion for working with a variety of patients in a variety of settings, and the desire of taking ownership of their career path.  The opportunities to grow are limitless!  Though we welcome experienced PT’s, new graduates are encouraged to apply.   Bainbridge Island Health & Rehabilitation receives support from Ensign Services which provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. The facilities that you would be treating your patients at are members of Ensign's family of successful operations in Washington State that offers both inpatient and outpatient based programs.  We offer specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and welcome any additional ideas that you may have. If this sounds like the career opportunity you have been seeking, we look forward to hearing from you.       Duties:   Screen and/or evaluate patients  Develop effective treatment plans and obtain approval for services from referring physician Treat patients according to the physician treatment plan Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants and/or Aides in direct patient care and patient related activities, following state practice act and adherence to facility Supervision Policy and Procedure Matrix Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans Participate in Patient Care Conferences, Utilization Review meetings and Rehabilitation Conferences Participate in in service training program for other staff in the facility Document all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintain patient records according to company policy Record treatment changes daily per policy and procedure Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance programs Participate in discharge planning Coordinates necessary durable medical equipment for patients to facilitate safety and independence in mobility; i.e., braces, walkers, canes, elevated toilet seats and grab bars Report any problems with department equipment so that it is maintained in good working order Comply with the Physical Therapy Practice Act in the state and the facility’s policy and procedures Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapist  This position is open to PTs at all experience levels   Desired Skills:  Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process  Superior interpersonal communication skills  Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide  Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice  Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity  Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence  Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.