At the following clinics
Sunnyside Community Hospital
326 South 9th Street
Sunnyside, WA 98944
With the additional address
326 S. 9th Street
JOB QUALIFICATIONS The Physical Therapist, assists in the productive operation the Rehabilitation Services department. The PT maintains the physical therapy treatment area, prepares for physical therapy sessions, and aids in the transport of immobile patients. Evaluates a patient’s rehabilitative performance and potential, including activities to reduce pain and improve mobility, exercise instruction and demonstration, and patient assessment and testing. Relies on experience and judgment to carry out and accomplish established treatment goals. WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crouching, crawling, and stretching is necessary to assist in the movement and transfer of patients with mobility impairments and requires use of proper body mechanics. This may include transferring patients from beds to wheelchairs and vice versa, and perform maximum assist/dependent transfers. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and push/pull up to 300 pounds on wheels. Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The PT will oversee the day to day operations of our satellite clinic including staff scheduling and patient care. The person with report to the Director of Rehab. They will assist in equipment purchasing and staffing decisions. This position carries the expectation of at least 75% of your day being spent seeing patients. JOB QUALIFICATIONS 1. Experience: 5 years recent experience preferred with at least 1 year of management experience. 2. Education: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program required. 3. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledgeable about industry standards related to patient care and safety. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 4. Licenses/Registrations/Certifications: Current WA State Physical Therapy license. Current BLS. Astym Certification is a plus.
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