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Physical Therapist-Lead - Full Time - Port Orchard

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/28/2017
Job Title: 
Physical Therapist-Lead - Full Time - Port Orchard
Job Category:   Clinical:Physical Therapist
Location:   Port Orchard
Job Description:   **Physical Therapist-Lead - Full Time - Port Orchard** **Description** Harrison Medical Center has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Exercises limited supervision over a group of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists. An incumbent performs much the same work as employees in the “core” job (Physical Therapist) and participate in the day-to-day operations of the work unit, with “lead” work comprising a relatively minor portion of the overall job. The work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures and equipment applicable to OT/PT/ST. **Essential Duties:** + Completes / monitors daily patient schedule and oversees clinical patient loads. Communicates with Clinical Coordinator regarding daily schedule or staffing issues. Provides rounds coverage as appropriate. Oversees scheduling of patient programs, i.e. Joint Class, Stroke Night, Parkinson’s Group, etc. as appropriate. Oversees and/or delegates orientation of new staff, students, and volunteers. + Acts as liaison to Director, Clinical Coordinator, department staff and other disciplines. Meets with Director and Clinical Coordinator monthly. Communicates team input regarding program development/enhancement. + Coordinates and/or facilitates team communication and effectiveness. Schedules and facilitates team meetings on a regular basis. Meets with clinical leads/team leaders from other disciplines and/or other departments. Promotes and ensures collaboration between clinical staff and support staff. Communicates support staff availability for therapy related tasks and determines appropriate method for work completion. + Takes responsibility to ensure quality performance, efficiency, and effectiveness of the team. Takes authority to triage and problem-solve for daily team functioning as appropriate. Provides appropriate input for Clinical Coordinator regarding therapist performance standards and technical competencies. **Additional Responsibilities:** Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Experience:** Requires a minimum of two years of clinical physical therapy experience in the direct delivery of patient care. **License/Certification:** + Current Washington State license for Physical Therapy or a Washington State Interim Permit (valid for a maximum 6 months unless an extension is approved by the Department Director). + Current healthcare provider BLS Certification. **Job** Rehab Services (PT, OT, Speech) **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-PORT ORCHARD-HHP FAMILY & INTERNAL MED **Daily Schedule** Monday-Friday **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0117281
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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