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Physical Therapist - Kirkland

Job Number: 182140

Department: VM Kirkland - Spine Clinic

Hours: 7:00a-7:00p / Variable 8 hour schedule

With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.

As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.

This position provides optimal health and physical functioning to patients by identifying, alleviating and preventing movement dysfunction. Some responsibilities include: provides clinical treatment to patients including evaluation and diagnosis, direct treatment, family/caregiver training, and counseling patients and family members regarding status, prognosis, goals and progress; coordinates patient care with the rehabilitation team including medical staff nurses, and physicians; coordinates patient care with non-medical staff rehabilitation team members including families, educators, early intervention agency staff and community support service agency staff; refers patients and family members to other professionals, agencies, and resources as appropriate and maintains and builds on current clinical knowledge and skills by attending continuing education activities.


* Bachelor's Degree or higher in Physical Therapy.

* 6 Month Clinical Internship.
* WA State Department of Health Physical Therapist Licensure.
* CPR Certification.
* Staff Level II - Minimum of 1 year work experience as a Physical Therapist.
* Staff Level II - FTE status of 0.5 or greater.
* Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, wound healing, and disease progression; an understanding of the base components, both physical and cognitive, of ADLs (assisted daily living) and levels of ADL independence; the ability to customize, adapt, and graduate to a home or work site environment or to adapt to a given treatment plan and equipment; and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills.

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.

There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country's most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Full time
Kirkland, WA 98034, US