Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Physical Therapist

    Job Locations US-OR-Dallas
    ID 2019-2758
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Minimum Salary
    USD $35.51/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    Work Schedule
    Hours Each Week
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.


    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 


    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.


    Description of the position and department:

    As a Physical Therapist specializing in Musculoskeletal Therapies at Salem Health, you will play a key role in patient care and interaction. Your outgoing and positive communication style enables you to work with a great team of patient care professionals where your abilities will be challenged and rewarded. We hire only the best - those who will thrive in a culture where we live and breathe our mission to improve the health and well-being of the people and communities we serve.

    You will work independently as well as collaboratively, maintaining a positive, professional demeanor while prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines. You will be constantly challenged to think creatively about how to drive patient care results, stay updated on current trends and practices, and share learnings with team and other health care colleagues.

    You may be an ideal fit if you have:

    • A BS, MS, or Doctorate in Physical Therapy required.
    • Minimum of one (1) year of experience or clinical rotation in department specific area required.
    • Graduate of a program approved by the Committee on Accreditation in Education of the American Physical Therapy Association, and holds a valid license to practice in the state of Oregon or is license eligible.
    • BLS from the AHA within 90 days of hire required.
    • Team player and have proven success applying team approach to obtain resolution to an issue.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, problem solving, decision making and organizational skills for working with the rehabilitation team and patients.
    • An ability to prioritize and multi task while working in a high volume multidisciplinary setting.
    • Demonstrate competency by implementing age, culturally sensitive, and developmentally appropriate treatment plans and by appropriate documentation.

    Core Responsibilities Include:

    • Evaluation: Using evidence based standards and measures the evaluation reflects an organized assessment based on the patient’s diagnosis and presenting signs and history.
    • Treatment Plan: The treatment plan should reflect the objective findings of the evaluation. Patient/family participation included in establishing measurable and functionally based goals Implement a treatment plan, as well as supervise other therapists, assistants and aides. Using evidence based standards, treatment is given in skillful, effective and timely fashion. Demonstrate progression towards functional goals and adjust plan of care when appropriate.
    • Discharge Planning: Collaborate with health care team in discharge planning. Anticipates patient and family needs and provides appropriate training and education.
    • Documentation: Documentation is completed within the time frame specified within each program area, reflects patient response to therapy interventions, progress towards goals, and supports each billing entry.


    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.


    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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