Physical Therapist, Erskine Rehab Full Time
Saint John's Hosp - Anderson, IN

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How to Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. To apply later, return to jobs.stvincent.org.

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment Kiosks in the Human Resources Center. Saint John's Hospital is located at 2015 Jackson Street, Anderson, Indiana 46016. The Human Resources Center is located on the ground floor of the hospital next to the cafeteria.

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact Sandy Keesling, Manager Employment & Recruitment, Saint John's Health System, Human Resources at 765-646-8195, 1-888-661-2211, smkeesli@sjhsnet.org or Meg Spangler, Recruiter, Saint John's Health System, Human Resources at 765-646-8522 or msspangl@sjhsnet.org.

Qualifications

Full time 40 hour per week position working day shifts

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Manager/Director, the Physical Therapist will administer comprehensive physical therapy care to acute rehabilitation patients and any other assigned patient or customer (i.e. Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation, Bennett Rehabilitation Center, etc.), utilizing the assistance and providing clinical supervision to licensed Physical Therapy Assistants as appropriate. Also, the Physical Therapist is responsible for participating in the student intern program; taking an aggressive role in program development and Continuous Quality Improvement; continuing post-graduate studies through continuing education; and performing clerical and maintenance duties.

Follows all established organization and department policies, procedures, objectives and quality assessment. Responsible for assisting in maintaining a safe working environment throughout the organization by adhering to all safety management policies and procedures which reflect the mission and philosophy of the Ascension Health System. Attends all mandatory in-service programs and maintains professional and education requirements.

Education Required

Bachelors Degree from an accredited physical therapy program

Education Preferred

Doctorate Degree for new graduates

Registration, Certification and/or Licensure Required

Current Indiana PT license

Or Indiana license eligible and has a current Temporary License

CPR/AED certification within 90 days

Experience Required

Successful completion of clinical fieldwork

Experience Preferred

one year of experience in hospital inpatient/outpatient setting

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required

Oral/written communication skills

Must demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient.

Must possess the ability to assess patient data relative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department┬┐s policies and procedures.

PC Skills - Microsoft Windows based

Data entry

Public speaking skills

Working/Environmental Conditions

May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases

Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment

Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

Handles emergency or crisis situations

May perform emergency care

May make home visits

Physical Demands

Frequent moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 20 lbs.) and occasional heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs.)

Considerable standing/walking

Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients

Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment

Manual dexterity and mobility

Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching

Closing Statement

As an equal opportunity employer, St.Vincent Health and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent Health and all its ministries are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

St. Vincent Health and its ministries do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Saint John's Health System is a healthcare ministry of St.Vincent Health.

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