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Whether you’re a graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at EWU or a community member, we’re here to help! We maintain an updated list of physical therapy job postings and community events.

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Penrose & Associates Physical Therapy

Penrose & Associates Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist
Are you looking for:

A place that focuses on the patient experience?

One on one care by the PT or PTA for 40 minutes?

Supportive team environment with great support staff/techs to scribe, keep you on time, and decrease your charting time?

A great front desk team that connects with patients emotionally and eases their anxieties and supports you as the therapist?

Greater earning potential?

Or how about coaching and learning opportunities?

A professional level mentorship program provided via Dave O Sullivan’s team? More details here:

*We are always actively recruiting and interviewing for the best candidates for our company.*

About our company:
We are an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic in Lacey, WA helping patients to stay active and mobile without having procedures such as surgery, taking medications, or having injections. We commit to educating our community via workshops, newspaper articles, free tips reports, blogs, social media posts, podcasts, and free screening discovery consult visits. We treat the whole person and offer health and wellness solutions via cash programs like yoga, balance, stronger bones and massage therapy and and weight loss through low glycemic impact eating.

Our priorities:

– Complete focus on one patient at a time. We see each patient for 40 minutes of one on one treatments. We utilize techs as scribes to assist keeping us on time with our patients.

– Employee choices. There is flexibility within a framework for setting your schedule.

– Coaching and training for all staff that focuses on improving: the patient experience, emotional intelligence, improving our systems and processes, and patient outcomes

– Commitment to learning and innovation and adaptability in the midst of challenges.

We seek someone who:

1. Values the person as a whole

2. Excels at communication

3. Embraces change and has the ability to innovate and adapt to the ever changing health care landscape

4. Loves learning lifelong and brings solutions to the table to improve patient experience or employee satisfaction.

Who should apply for this job?

– NEW GRADS can apply

– You are looking for a good based salary that gives the ability to earn more if you want to see more patients in a week but still staying within our values/framework to seeing patients 1 on 1 for 40 minutes

– You are able to focus on the whole person and listen to all their needs and deliver consumer centered care

– You value educating the community at large about physical therapy & overall health and wellness

– You value learning and helping others on the team grow and learn

– You value working for a small family feel company

What We are looking for:

– Someone who loves to learn, adapts to change, and believes in manual therapy, functional movement, & patient education

– Someone who can build trust with patients quickly and is motivated to improve the relationships with patients

– Someone who listens and wants to collaborate as a team and values team growth

– Committed to professionalism & growth outside of direct patient care: workshops, screenings, health fairs, team building

We provide coaching via monthly team meetings and monthly provider meetings as well as one on one development. Please visit for more about us.

STE 301
LACEY, WA 98516
United States
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Posted: 11/30/2021

Terri Richards


Do you have a passion for health care and a passion for life? If so, join the team that is committed to providing excellence in health care! Elite Home Health & Hospice is looking for a Physical Therapist who is passionate about health care, has strong clinical skills and enjoys being a part of a rapidly growing team.

This future Elite team member will understand the emphasis on community health education/experience, strong communication skills and have a very strong desire to make a positive impact in their community. The Elite team is committed to life-changing services for their clients and families. Join Elite and LOVE WHAT YOU DO! To find our more about Elite Home Health & Hospice, please visit our website at

1. Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician’s plan of care. This may include, but will not be limited to:
A. Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.
B. Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM—potential for rehab.
C. Directing physical therapy treatment.
D. Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
E. Determining priority needs for physical therapy
F. Reporting to physician patient’s reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
2. Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.
3. May train patient in the use of prosthetic device.
4. Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers
5. as necessary.
6. Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
7. Participates in discharge planning for patient.
8. Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.
9. Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.
10. Provides in-service education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.
11. Participates in peer consultation process.
12. Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
13. When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the employee of this job. The employee may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

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Posted: 10/28/2021

Jeannett Penner

Physical Therapist

Capstone Physical Therapy is seeking a full time and/or a part time  Physical Therapist.  Capstone is a growing company and we continue to hire due to expansion and growth. We offer very competitive wages including incentive bonus pay plus a salary and a benefits package including generous continued education, APTA membership, paid time off, healthcare and retirement savings.  We are seeking a therapist who is a clinical specialist or is interested in pursuing a specialty designation. We also offer a $5000 sign on bonus.

Our clinics offer specialty areas of practice including orthopedics, sports rehab, geriatric and pediatric rehab, women’s health, balance and vertigo, and work rehabilitation.  Our clinicians are experts in therapy and many hold specialist certifications including OCS, GCS and CHT.  We are an evidence based practice that emphasizes manual therapy and an exercise based approach to treatment.

Capstone Physical Therapy is a local Physical Therapist owned outpatient private practice in Whatcom County with 7 locations. We offer Physical Therapy and  Occupational Therapy. Capstone is a leader in patient care and in 2015 received the Whatcom Business Alliance “Business of the Year” Award and has won “Best of the Northwest” for 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.

Our mission is to provide the best patient care and customer service available with a commitment to both culture and community. Capstone physical therapists are committed to obtaining advanced levels of education and certification and providing evidence based treatments.  We are passionate about our profession and have compassion for those we serve.

New Graduates welcome to apply


Graduation from accredited physical therapy degree program (DPT/MPT)
Obtain license in Washington State
Specialty certification preferred but not required


Compensation is dependent on experience


Competitive Salary

Performance based financial bonuses
Health Insurance
Generous continued Education benefits
APTA Membership
Paid Time Off
Mentoring program
In-house in-services and training

8862 Bender RD
Lynden, WA 98264
United States
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Posted: 11/16/2021

Erin Buono

Physical Therapist, full or part time, needed for outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinics in beautiful Centralia and Chehalis, WA. Closely located to Olympia, WA. Clinics are owned and operated by two physical therapists and have a fun and caring culture. Three PTs and one PTA currently working in our Centralia clinic, 4 PTs, 1 OT hand therapist, in our Chehalis clinic; great mentorship opportunities available. For new grads, blocked out 1 hour mentorship sessions per week with experienced therapists for the first year of employment, including vestibular and pelvic floor mentorship, if that is of interest. Team atmosphere, Lunch & Learn PT get togethers once a month, constant collaboration and frequent discussion on cases.
Come grow with us! *BRAND NEW CLINIC* 5,000 sf, opening mid-2022, long outdoor artificial turf area with garage door access from gym, concrete wall for slam ball work, brand new, state of the art equipment.
We employ an easy to use, quick EMR system for charting and billing. Applicant must be friendly, personable, and professional. Physical therapist to ensure that patient visits are of the highest quality in all aspects, with an emphasis on customer service and care. This position requires a person with the ability to multitask and prioritize, a solid work ethic, and a high level of professionalism. WA PT license required, or be in the process of acquiring.
Excellent salary with additional generous and achievable profit-sharing bonus model, sign on bonus, benefits (see list below), 401K with 4% company match and no vesting schedule, as well as access to personal financial advisor, paid documentation time, and continuing education package. Flexible schedule. Please reply by email to and include resume, or feel free to stop by one of the clinics. Learn more about us, our staff, and see photos of our clinics at
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Accident/Cancer/Hospital Insurance available, 401K with 4% company match, Paid Time Off (Holiday and PTO), generous Continuing Education allowance, Professional Liability Insurance coverage, License renewal/APTA dues/MedBridge subscription paid by company, Competitive Salary, Schedule flexibility.

1118 View Ave
Centralia, WA 98531
United States
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Posted: 10/20/2021

Bre Koehler

CD duties to include:

Supervises and acts as a clinical resource to Golden Bear Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Center, Inc. staff, both clinical and administrative.
Monitor schedule for new patients on appropriate PT schedules for evaluations.
Work with RDO, SMA, and PCCs to maintain evaluation load and schedule compliance to meet company standards and requirements.
Generation of statistical reports, Analysis, and data synthesis of provided statistics in dashboard, development, and implementation of plans based on data synthesis.
Daily monitoring of patient visits, and cancellations, and analysis of daily, weekly, monthly trends.
Handle all patient issues, including complaints, incidents, and employee/patient problems.
Participate in monthly meetings with the COO to review production reports.
Participates in ongoing weekly meetings with RDO, biweekly regional meetings conveying the clinic condition and needs.
Performing biweekly staff meetings and weekly PCC meetings, generating meeting notes.
Conducts patient chart audits to ensure that appropriate documentation guidelines are being followed and in compliance with Medicare law.
Monitors compliance with Quality Assurance Program guidelines and updates and reviews as necessary. Addresses any quality and/or procedural issues with health care provider staff.
Complete staff timesheets for payroll, scheduling, and time-off request, responsible for processing and sending PTO or other requests to Human Resources/Payroll.
Participates in annual performance reviews of all clinical personnel and provides feedback to HRM to assist in development and training in accordance with GBPT values.
Participates in Company in-services and staff meetings, as necessary. Responsible for scheduling of clinical in-services according to the needs of the Company’s staff to ensure compliance with appropriate delivery of care standards, and awareness of advances and developments in treatment protocols in each discipline offered by Golden Bear.
Ensures that clinical equipment is maintained in adequate working order and schedules maintenance.
On a regular and continuous basis, exercises clinical judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results of said judgments.
This position is also expected to see patients as required to meet the scheduling requirements of Golden Bear.
Conducting interviews, hiring, and training of other employees.
Assistance in onboarding and training new PTs into the clinic.

Existing PT duties include:

Provide patient treatment according to referral and visit volume demands.
Monitor all patient discharges in alignment with Company standards of care.
Ensure every patient receives a thorough, comprehensive, and customized physical therapy regimen, while receiving a unique experience.
Provide a written and hands-on evaluation and immediate treatment of incoming patient conditions to determine appropriate physical treatment programs.
Ongoing scheduling of patients to ensure fluid treatment progression.
Develop and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs based on each patient’s particular needs.
Assist patients with all phases of Physical Therapy treatment and techniques to include:
exercise instruction (both in-clinic and take-home instruction)
manual therapy techniques
functional/total body progressions
Discuss treatment with patients and record patient conditions and responses to treatments in the patient’s medical record after each visit.
Complete daily patient care notes, progress notes, discharge notes, and other required forms as requested by treating physicians, rehab nurses or insurance companies.
Ensure daily treatment notes for all patients are complete prior to end of day.
Provide continuous communication with referring physicians and Physical Therapy Assistants regarding re-evaluation findings to continually modify and update treatment programs.
Accurately document treatments rendered in the appropriate patient’s medical record.
Ensure billing amounts on daily notes match treatment time and that all units of treatment are accounted for.
Ensure billing is accurate and complete prior to signing off on the daily note in accordance with Company policy, state practice act, and federal regulations, including but not limited to HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid.
Review and co-sign notes of all patients treated by auxiliary personnel under PT’s direct supervision.
Ensure all patients are discharged with a positive outcome and experience or have been proactively referred to the next step to address limitations and/or complaints originally presented.
Follow-up with discharged patients, maintaining Company’s service standards.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
· Thorough knowledge in problem solving and presentation skills.
· Thorough knowledge of business acumen
· Ability to communicate complex information in a well thought-out easily understood manner, both orally and in writing in a variety of settings and styles
· Ability to delegate and communicate in an honest, direct and professional manner, relating well to others to build rapport and effective relationships.
· Ability to demonstrate active listening by asking clarifying questions, identify and share relevant information and solicit feedback from others and give and receives feedback objectively.
· Ability to practice time management, timely decision making, and conflict management

Posted: 9-28-2021

Stefanie Lelone

Lake Roosevelt Community Health Centers is seeking a Physical Therapist to join our team. The compensation package is competitive, with starting compensation $73,582.00-94,000.00 DOE and qualifications/licensures. The position comes with a benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) contributions with a matching option, life insurance and disability options, paid holidays, vacation, sick and traditional leave. There is also a budget of $2,500 per year for continuing education.
For those applicants with student loan debt, LRCHC has a history of loan repayment recipients through the National Health Service Corps and Indian Health Service Loan Repayment. If interested in applying please contact Stefanie Lelone at 509-722-7686 or

Dave Biery

Physical Therapist

Full Time Outpatient Physical Therapy position. No weekends or evenings, Monday through Friday (done at noon on Fridays). Our clinic is a small, 4 Physical Therapists, personable, upbeat environment. We see the entire spectrum of patients, from age range to the therapy needed (joint replacement, work comp injury, motor vehicle, strengthening, etc). We offer a full benefit package, as well as sign on incentives. We cover all continuing education costs/requirements. Please contact me for more detailed information.

1010 Bryden Ave
Ste A
Lewiston, ID 83501
United States
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Posted 9-13-2021



Chris Henderson

Physical Therapist

Olympia Orthopedic Associates is searching for a Physical Therapist for our outpatient orthopedic clinic located in Olympia, WA. We are searching for a compassionate, forward-thinking Physical Therapist who optimizes patient-centered diagnosis by assessing strengths and weaknesses and devising creative, effective team-based treatment plans in accordance with the doctors’ orders. Our Physical Therapists combine evidence based physical therapy practice philosophies along with onsite patient information and imaging studies ensuring the best clinical outcomes for our patients. We want Physical Therapists that want to be part of a collaborative team who strive to achieve career goals and personal growth.

What we offer you;

· Company Funded Continuing Education for all full time clinicians.

· Student Loan Repayment Program for new and recent graduates.

· An exceptional base salary that is enhanced by a performance based bonus program, comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K, PTO, short and long term disability and more.

Job Duties Include (but are not limited to):

· The Physical Therapist /PT will provide direct patient care.

· Experience in outpatient orthopedics preferred but not required.

· The Physical Therapist/ PT will evaluate, develop and administer detailed treatment programs with specific goals defined by the patient’s capacity and tolerance and in accordance with the doctor’s orders.

· Educate patients about the bio-mechanics of their body’s natural movement to prevent additional injury and to promote wellness.

· Communicate with physicians, team members and patients to ensure a consistent level of care and improved quality of life.

· Perform daily documentation.

Requirements include:

· Current state license or actively in the application process.

· Current CPR certification.

· Must have graduated from an accredited physical therapy program.

· Authorized to work in the United States.

We strive to provide an inclusive work environment where our differences are celebrated for the value they bring to our communities, our patients and our teammates, and we commit to continue to focus on diversifying every level of our workforce accordingly.

615 Lilly Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506
United States
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Posted 9/10/2021

Upcoming Events

Eastern Washington University is sponsoring a Multidisciplinary Health Career Fair on Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm. The career fair will be held virtually due to the pandemic.

Students are very eager to meet prospective employers and we encourage you to attend the Career Fair to meet them. Students that will be attending are in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology, University Programs in Communication Disorders, EWU and WSU.

Since the Career Fair is virtual this year, we are reducing the fee. The registration fee is $200.00 if payment is received by March 26, 2021, and $250.00 if received by April 2, 2021. Once registered you will receive a confirmation email informing you of the link and instructions to Handshake (similar to Zoom) for the event.

For more information, contact Mark Curtis, Operations Manager, Department of Physical Therapy at: or 509-828-1354

We hope to see you on April 15th!

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at EWU hosts events throughout the year. Check back frequently for information regarding our annual events such as the Wild Moose Chase and the Health Sciences Career Fair.