Swedish Health Services Physical Therapist - First Hill in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Full Time Physical Therapist (1.0 FTE / 40 hours Per week, Day SHIFT) to work in the Physical Therapy Department at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The physical therapist (PT) delivers and supervises others in the delivery of physical therapy services. The PT performs evaluations and develops individual plans of care to maximize functional outcomes, implements the plans of care and reassesses treatment results, and actively participates in discharge planning. Services are delivered within the framework of a team approach, including appropriate disciplines, significant others and the patient.
In this position you will:
Demonstrates complex problem solving skills in both patient care and department operations
Performs patient assessment/reassessment. Establishes plan of care with the patient, which is appropriate to the patient's needs and allows for informed consent or refusal
Documentation meets regulatory requirements, departmental standards, and considers reimbursement needs. Documents on day of visit, usually at time of visit
Carries out assigned responsibilities in a timely and complete manner, using appropriate judgment and detail
Supervises students as assigned
Required qualifications for this position include:
A graduate of an accredited program of physical therapy
Possesses valid Washington physical therapy license, interim permit or temporary permit
Basic Life Support (BLS)
About the First Hill Campus.
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Physical Therapy
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 306858