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Physical Therapist - Home Health Services, Ellensburg, WA

Kittitas Valley Healthcare

Physical Therapist

Ellensburg, WA

April 4, 2017

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Physical Therapist - Home Health Services

Ellensburg, WA * Full-time

Company Description

Who is KVH...

Our Family Medicine Clinics are the primary entry point into the Kittitas Valley Healthcare system of services. With a critical access hospital named in the Top 50 nationwide, and a variety of specialty clinics and services, we know that even you would be proud to call KVH your home for health. KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics include family medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics, general surgery, women’s health, and urgent care. Specialty services provide home health and hospice, physical, speech and occupational therapies and a geriatric nurse practitioner program.

What you can expect...

Work-life balance is important to us. We value your mental wellbeing as much as your skills to perform the job and therefore offer a competitive PTO plan, benefits package as well as a 7% employer contribution pension plan. When you’re away from the office, we want you to be able to enjoy this beautiful setting. Commute to work by mountain bike. Hike in the wilderness on your day off. Backcountry ski from your door, or from lifts within an hour’s drive.

Job Description

It is the mission of Kittitas Valley Healthcare to provide a system of high quality healthcare that meets community needs through excellent patient and family-centered service. KVH’s Home Health & Hospice Clinic is responsible for the care to our patients once they leave our facility. The Physical Therapist will aide in the transition from inpatient to outpatient services by providing in-home care during the patient’s recovery.

What to expect at KVH...

Home Health care is a vital point of recovery for patients moving from in-patient to the out-patient setting. As the Home Health Physical Therapist you will be responsible for assessing patients for both Home Health Care and Hospice Care, development of a plan of care, and coordinating with patient care staff and the patient’s physician. The Physical Therapist will also be responsible for maintaining open communication with the patient’s family and coaching and training Physical Therapy Aides and other staff in proper care techniques.


What KVH expects from you...

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from a certified Physical Therapy program
  • Physical Therapy license (current and in good standing) in the State of Washington

Preferred Qualifications

  • Home Care or in/outpatient experience highly desirable

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to apply principles of logical and scientific thinking to define problems, collect data and draw valid conclusions
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form
  • Exceptional use of judgment and initiative
  • Ability to work well independently within a strong team environment

Additional Information

Wage Range $42.00 - $53.35

FTE: 1.0

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