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PHYSICAL THERAPIST-O/P REHAB

Company: Methodist Hospitals
Location: Merrillville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
All Hospital staff starting after March 15, 2022 will be required to have received, one dose of a single-dose vaccine orat least the first dose of a multiple-dose vaccine series, or have been granted a qualifying exemption, or identified as having atemporary delay as recommended by the CDC prior to providing any care, treatment or other services for the Hospitaland/or its patients. The vaccine will be administered by the Hospital if the new staff member does not provide a validvaccination card.Evaluates and treats patients of all ages who suffered loss of upper, lower extremities function, balance, coordination, endurance, or present with pain, or wounds/burns due to illnesses, trauma, or surgery. This position creates a treatment plan based on assessment findings and works with patients and families to achieve the highest possible level of independence.

Responsibilities:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)

Designs and implements treatment plans based on assessment findings.
Documents assessments and interventions accurately and timely.
Educates patients and family members.
Evaluates patients muscle strength, ROM, endurance, balance, pain, skin integrity and overall function level.
Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings and case reviews.
Supervises PT and PTA students as needed.
Supervises PTA and Aides as needed.


Qualifications:
JOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements)KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESDemonstrates proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills. Demonstrates flexibility in order to meet unanticipated demands and priorities. Knowledgable in the principles of growth and development over life span. Possess skills to work with patients of all ages from infant to geriatric. Ability to perform work safely at all times adhering to the safety policies and procedures as well as the National Patient Safety Goals. Ability to perform all duties in a courteous and kind manner placing the patients and families needs first. Ability to assist other members of the health care team to achieve desired outcomes.EDUCATIONBachelors Physical Therapy Required 1 Healthcare/Medical - Physical Therapy Preferred Licensed Physical Therapist Certified Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR Meets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code. CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCE Demonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers. DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Keywords: Methodist Hospitals, Gary , PHYSICAL THERAPIST-O/P REHAB, Healthcare , Merrillville, Indiana

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