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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist - Outpatient Oncology
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Swedish Health Services | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Physical Therapist (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Outpatient Rehab Services at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The physical therapist (PT) delivers and supervises others in the delivery of therapy services. Services are delivered within the framework of a team approach, appropriate disciplines, significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with ethical standards, policies and procedures, national and professional standards, state practice acts for physical therapists, and current accepted state of the art practice.

In this position you will:

* Evaluate and develop individualtreatment plans to maximize functional outcomes
* Implement treatment program
* Reassess treatment results anddischarging planning

Required qualifications for this position include:

* Graduate from an accredited program of Physical Therapy
* Washington state physical therapy license, interim permit, or temporary permit
* Valid driver's license and vehicle registration
* Insurance coverage as mandated by the State of Washington

Preferred Experience:

* Strong clinical skills anddedication to oncology population are required.
* Certification in Lymphedema and/or experience
* Training in mindfulness, andrelaxation therapies
* Experience with patients incancer rehabilitation.
* Strong Myofascial/ Manualtraining
* Background in exercisephysiology, especially as it related to patients with chronic diseases.
* At least two years' experienceworking in outpatient rehabilitation

About the Cherry Hill Campus.

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

About Swedish Health Services

Swedish Health Services is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1910 with five hospitals, more than 100 primary care and specialty clinics, two ambulatory care centers and 11,000 employees in Greater Seattle, including the Eastside, South Snohomish County and Cle Elum. Providence Health & Services is a Catholic, not-for-profit organization founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1856 with 27 hospitals, 214 physician clinics and almost 53,000 employees across five states. Based in Renton, Washington, Providence Health & Services provides strategic and management services to integrated health care systems in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. In 2009, Providence and Swedish provided a combined total of more than $205 million in community benefit in Western Washington, including $61.4 million in free and discounted care for those who could not afford to pay for care.