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Clinical Coordinator Rehab - Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist Job
PeaceHealth | Longview, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 149209

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Coordinator Rehab - Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of Variable.

PeaceHealth St John Medical Center is seeking an Acute Care Clinical Coordinator to join our successful Rehab Therapies Team. Qualified candidates  will be a licensed Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist with a minimum of three years clinical experience and preferably one year or more in a leadership/mentoring role.

What you will love about the opportunity:

  • Join an established leadership team
  • Partner with a variety of healthcare workers while leading an experienced team of PT’s, OT’s & PTA’s
  • Access to the PeaceHealth Leadership institute which provides both experienced and aspiring leaders the skills they need to lead PeaceHealth in carrying out our mission and strategic goals
  • Continue to provide hands on patient care
  • The patient community at PeaceHealth St Johns provides caregivers with a variety of cases.

Community Highlights:

  • Longview, WA is ideally situated between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon, offering residents a rural life-style with year-round opportunities for recreation
  • Our hospital is located in a central hub of an active community and next to Lake Sacajawea.  Longview was recently named one of Forbes Magazine’s prettiest American cities and a Tree City USA
  • Outdoor lovers will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mt. Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending outdoor recreation options in the Pacific Northwest
  • Washington State does not have state income tax

Hospital Highlights:

  • PeaceHealth St John Medical Center is a 346 bed Level III Trauma Center and is one of the community’s largest employers
  • Our Joint Replacement Center, ICU, Behavioral Health Unit and general Medical/Surgical Units enjoy bringing healing to the community with a collaborative and dedicated spirit
  • Joint Replacement Center (top 5% of outcomes)

We offer a competitive compensation structure, generous benefits and relocation assistance. PeaceHealth offers all of our caregivers a Mission-driven, highly collaborative environment in which to serve.

JOB SUMMARY

The clinical coordinator is a leadership team member; the coordinator supports and directs staff members in providing patient care.  Is responsible for excellent customer service, a commitment to quality improvement, and understanding of and response to clinical and business trends in the therapy field.  Assures effective utilization of resources.  Independent decision making is expected in the execution of routine duties.  Collaborative professional teamwork will include contact with patients, families, visitors, physicians, co-workers, ancillary staff and volunteers.

Responsible for evaluation, treatment, plan of care direction, and goals of patients referred for discipline specific therapy i.e. physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, overseeing any care delegated to assistants.  Coordinates operational, staffing, training, and program development aspects of the multidisciplinary department.  Acts as a liaison with referral sources and other departments to assure satisfaction and communication for effective services. Coaches and mentors staff in professional growth and goal achievement and assists manager/director with recruitment and retention activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Works closed with the Director/Manager and other clinical coordinators to ensure the efficient and effective operation of physical rehab therapies areas as a whole.

2 Coordinates staffing and scheduling within the department and with other therapy departments.

3. Involved in hiring, performance assessment, coaching/mentoring; completes and review annual performance assessments; facilitates orientation of new staff.

4. Assists in assessing clinical competency and in developing clinical protocols.

5 Responsible for ensuring staff adherence to department policies and procedures including documentation, mandatory training and in-services, and regulatory compliance.

6 Attends and develops the agenda for regular staff meetings and is responsible for a high level of communication with staff.

7. Collaborates with other departments in meeting the needs of patients, families and other healthcare providers to ensure seamless transition of patient care.

8. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients, physicians, physician’s offices and other departments.  Provides first line of complaint and incident reporting and response.

9. Responsible for management of financial and physical assets.  Makes preliminary budgetary recommendations.

10. Evaluates patients; plans and implements specific treatment programs for patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech therapy.

11. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of Physical Therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), an Occupational Therapy program accredited by the National Board of Certification for Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), or of a Speech and Language Pathology program accredited by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of three years related clinical experience required.
  • Minimum of one year in leadership/mentoring role preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current licensure as required by State in area of clinical study required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong customer services skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

  • Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists may be Clinical Coordinators only in settings where that specialty exists.

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS - LONGVIEW

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from 34% to 65% of the time.              
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments.
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily.              
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Longview, WA, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category:  PT, OT, Speech Therapy
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $43.02, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Longview, WA || PT, OT, Speech Therapy || Full Time || REHABILITATION SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

This company profile was created by AfterCollege and is about PeaceHealth. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with PeaceHealth. For questions regarding company profiles, please email: care@aftercollege.com.