Physical Therapist

  • Req #: 56456
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Physical Therapy
  • .5 (40 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1700 (5:00 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $37.41 - $54.94
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  • Sign on Bonus: $5,000
  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $5,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • 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. This is a weekend shift (Saturday and Sunday) for inpatient/acute care PT at AGH.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Rehabilitation teams at Samaritan evaluate and treat patients with injuries or conditions that have caused either a decline in physical mobility or functional independence. The Physical Therapy team at Samaritan Albany General Hospital evaluates and treat patients with acute and chronic injuries or limitations that are neuro/musculo/skeletal in nature that have caused either a decline in physical mobility or functional independence. We also offer a variety of services in the areas of sports and orthopedic rehab, neurological and stroke rehab, balance, and spinal therapy.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Current unencumbered Oregon Physical Therapy license required.
    • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.
    • Must be able to travel to multiple points of care.
  • 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

      PINCH Fingers

      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

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      KNEEL (on knees)

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Upward

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

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

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      None specified

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