Jul 22, 2021

Physical Therapist - Outpatient Cancer Rehab Services

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time Physical Therapy

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Physical Therapist (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Outpatient Cancer Rehab Services at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The physical therapist (PT) delivers and supervises others in the delivery of therapy services. Services are delivered within the framework of a team approach, appropriate disciplines, significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with ethical standards, policies and procedures, national and professional standards, state practice acts for physical therapists, and current accepted state of the art practice.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates complex problem solving skills in both patient care and department operations
  • Performs patient assessment/reassessment. Establishes plan of care with the patient, which is appropriate to the patient's needs and allows for informed consent or refusal.
  • Assesses educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver or significant other and provides education to meet those needs
  • Provides interventions based upon accepted standards of practice. Progresses/modifies interventions to maximize outcomes within accepted guidelines
  • Focuses on skilled interventions including referral to other disciplines as appropriate
  • Patients are adequately prepared for and discharged in a timely fashion
  • Documentation meets regulatory requirements, departmental standards, and considers reimbursement needs. Documents on day of visit, usually at time of visit
  • Goals are functional, measurable, time-based, and are addressed continually
  • Billing is submitted in a timely, accurate and legible fashion
  • Timely completion of discharge paperwork is routine
  • Carries out assigned responsibilities in a timely and complete manner, using appropriate judgment and detail
  • Supervises students as assigned
  • Takes initiative to identify and resolve problems, and is pro-active in facilitating operational improvement


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited program of Physical Therapy
  • Washington state physical therapy license, interim permit, or temporary permit
  • BLS Required

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Lymphedema Certified

About the Cherry Hill Campus.

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

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


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 291897