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Samaritan Health Services Physical Therapist in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Hospice Outpatient

Albany, OR

Rehabilitation Services

Casual, Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Responsible for providing safe and effective Physical Therapy services by implementing appropriate evaluation, treatment, and education designed to meet the identified needs and functional goals of the patient. Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, families/caregivers, and team members. Promotes teamwork.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Hospice teams at Samaritan Health Services support patients and family members through the final stages of illness. Services offered include skilled nursing care (24-hour on-call nursing services available), pain and other symptom management, medical social services and counseling, spiritual support, hospice aides, trained hospice volunteers, bereavement support, medication and equipment as appropriate. The Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House in Albany is a 12 bed inpatient facility that provides symptom management and short term respite care and short term room and board care.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unencumbered Oregon Physical Therapy license required.

  • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.

  • Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.

  • This position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver's license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must maintain their vehicle in good working order.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Therapy and Counseling - Possess the skills and knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and cognitive conditions. Ability to provide counseling and guidance.

  • Business Writing - Strong business writing skills, including the ability to professionally communicate clinical content in written documentation that is easily understood by the end user.

  • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.

  • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.

  • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

CRAWL(hands & knees)

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

PINCHFingers

SIT

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT(Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

SQUATRepetitive

BEND FORWARDat waist

KNEEL(on knees)

ROTATE TRUNKSitting

ROTATE TRUNKStanding

REACH- Upward

GRASPHand/Fist

PUSH(0-20 pounds force)

PULL(0-20 pounds force)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT(Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

SQUATStatic (hold >30 sec)

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITYHands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

None specified

Posted: 03/14/2019

Req #: 43988

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: 1630 (4:30 pm)

Salary Range: $34.24 - $50.28

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