Bachelor Degree in Nursing
SUMMARY OF MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
The Physical Therapist assesses plans, organizes, and participates in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury. Through the use of physical and functional assessments, level of dysfunction is identified; plan of care is determined and documented. Implements care plan through the use of manual exercise to increase strength, decrease deformity or prevent deformity, use of physical agents, massage or traction to assist in pain relief. The PT educates the patient and caregivers in treatment and care to be continued at home. Monitors and evaluates outcomes related to the assessment. Confers with patient, medical practitioners and appropriate others to plan, implement and assess the intervention program. The Staff PT independently manages his/her own patient caseload; provides services as part of an interdisciplinary team, and plans, implements and evaluates patient programs. The Staff Physical Therapist adheres to principles of evidence-based practice in daily decision-making and abides by the State Practice Act and the APTA Code of Ethics. Also follows policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Joint Commission, and other regulatory agencies. Participation in the Quality Improvement process and Educational mentoring of the profession through student programs is expected. The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during and after severe weather and/or disasters.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR JOB:
- Bachelor’s, Masters or DPT Degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited institution
- Current license as a Physical Therapist
- CPR certification
- Good organizational, critical thinking, communication skills in a detail-oriented, multi-tasked, customer- focused organization
Baptist Health Care - 12 months ago
Headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, Baptist Health Care is a network of hospitals, nursing homes, mental health facilities and outpatient...