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Job ID: 8045
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is seeking a full time, day shift Physical Therapist to join our relationship centered Therapy team. We provide a full complement of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech including Acute Inpatient Rehab, Transitional Care Unit, Home Health and Outpatient Rehab
Hourly compensation is $41.59 - $62.4; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.
****Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available****
This position will work 90% outpatient and 10% acute. Monday - Friday schedule
Come experience Ketchikan, AK, a friendly, community-oriented island in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle!
As a Physical Therapist, you will treat a variety of diagnosis while partnering with other members of the acute medical care team including physicians, nurses, social workers, the diabetes educator and registered dietician to provide the Therapy plan of care. Our therapists provide hour long evaluations, one to one patient care and determine treatment time as needed.
Ketchikan Alaska is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life. Enjoy our beautiful surroundings, abundant wildlife, and great opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, and more. We have excellent schools and a strong local economy. This vibrant city at the southern tip of the Alaskan panhandle calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Wildlife abounds, from bald eagles and bears to orcas and humpback whales.
Apply your heart and spirit to your therapy career!
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Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan-of-care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients within the scope of Physical Therapy. Provides oversight to therapy assistants and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served; provides supervision to therapy aides and volunteers. Works as part of a patient care team toward the best outcomes for the patient.
What you will do
What you bring:
ALAKSA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
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PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.
Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due medical/religious reasons.