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Providence Health & Services Home-Based Acute Care Physical Therapist in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Home-Based Acute Care Physical Therapist (Providence At Home Olympia, Days, On Call) to PSCS Divisional Services in the Olympia, WA area. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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The Home-Based Acute Care Physical Therapist is responsible for therapy evaluations, treatment planning, implementation, and discharge planning for inpatient hospital at home patients in the home setting in accordance with established policies while maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team the therapist assumes responsibility for communication of patient-related issues with appropriate team members or other staff and participates in collection and evaluation of data necessary to assess appropriateness of care at home. The Physical Therapist may also be assigned to orient staff and students. The Physical Therapist works with the patient and family/caregivers in the home setting without direct supervision.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Demonstrates competency in providing quality therapy services including assessment, intervention, program planning and implementation, discharge planning, related documentation and communication. Also demonstrates competency with identifying and making appropriate referrals regarding medical, social and emotional factors influencing care

  • Evaluates physical and functional status as well as cognitive, psychological and perceptual function to determine the client's capabilities to function safely at home. The home and family/caregiver are assessed for safety risks, and ability to support and care for the client at home.

  • Develops a therapy plan of care in collaboration with clients/families. The plan of care is communicated with the multidisciplinary team to form a collaborative client care plan.

  • Provides care in accordance with physician orders and the established plan of care. Assesses effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals.

  • Documents all evaluations, treatment and coordination of care contacts in appropriate facility/agency format. Meets agency time guidelines for completing documentation. Documentation reflects good clinical documentation as well as meeting agency billing and reimbursement requirements.

  • Produces expected results given present skills, knowledge, abilities, training and education for the following age groups: adult and geriatric.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education sufficient for licensure

  • 1 year of therapy experience with adult geriatric and/or individuals with physical disabilities

  • Current Washington State Physical Therapist License

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Current CPR certification required within 30 days of hire.

  • Requires access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required.

Preferred qualifications for the position include:

  • 1 year of therapy experience in home care or in related rehabilitation setting

  • Experience with the geriatric population

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Other Location(s): Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 298960