Physical Therapist Lead - 1.0 Bonney Lake
Franciscan Health Systems - United States

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Job Summary: As an interdisciplinary team member, conducts physical therapy activities to help patients suffering from injury or disease to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. Provides and coordinates comprehensive physical therapy care to patients through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning, education, and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with Physical Therapy Standards of Practice. Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement. Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.

Qualificationssans-serif'" >Job Primary Location * Shift * Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period Acts as liaison to Director, Clinical Coordinator, department staff and other disciplines. Meets with Director and Clinical Coordinator monthly. Communicates team input regarding program development/enhancement. * Weekends Required Coordinates and/or facilitates team communication and effectiveness.

Schedules and facilitates team meetings on a regular basis. Meets with clinical leads/team leaders from other disciplines and/or other departments. Promotes and ensures collaboration between clinical staff and support staff. Communicates support staff availability for therapy related tasks and determines appropriate method for work completion.

  • Status Takes responsibility to ensure quality performance, efficiency, and effectiveness of the team. Takes authority to triage and problem-solve for daily team functioning as appropriate. Provides appropriate input for Clinical Coordinator regarding therapist performance standards and technical competencies. Performs related duties as required.

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