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Physical Therapist (PT) in Springfield, OR

Company: PeaceHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Job Description:

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physical Therapist - Acute Therapies for a 0.8 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours. Req ID: 158173 Looking to be a part of a dynamic, collaborative Acute Therapy team? Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend is seeking an energetic Physical Therapist who is looking for the excitement of working in a fast-paced Acute Care environment! You would join our team of therapists that treat patients of all conditions, covering the Orthopedic, Neurology, Surgical, Medical, Oncology, Pediatric, Cardiac and Intensive Care Units. We have 16-17 Physical Therapists staffed each day, so there's plenty of opportunity for collaboration and mentoring. Our PTs work very closely with the other members of our 64-member Acute Therapy team, including Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists, but also with Physicians, Nurses, Medical Social Workers, Care Managers, and many other healthcare professionals. Our incredible department consistently ranks as one of the best in staff satisfaction surveys! We are a state-of the art, 380-bed Level II Trauma Center located in Springfield, Oregon. Built in 2008, our hospital is on the leading edge of evidence-based design, creating a patient-centered healing environment. We have large private rooms with outstanding views of the city, park-like grounds and the McKenzie River. We are proud to be a Primary Stroke Center of Excellence and in the Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. for Total Joint Replacements. JOB SUMMARY Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan-of-care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients, supervising assistants and aides and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Evaluates assigned patients and establishes a treatment plan and goals, using data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, and observation and team members. 2. Provides individualized therapy treatment in accordance with plan of care. 3. May assist in the orientation of new caregivers and on-going in-service training and determine the qualifications and competence of department/services personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners. 4. Makes recommendations for relative content and scope of services and develop/implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services. 5. Makes recommendations relative to the acquisition of new equipment and needs for space. Participates with the manager in developing the annual budget. 6. Recommends and develops new services and programs in collaboration with staff. 7. Shares expertise with other health care professionals. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to ensure smooth, continuous care of patients. Acts as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staff to facilitate problem solving, coordination of services and acts as an educational resource. 8. Completes documentation accurately, timely and within professional standards. 9. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: Graduate of a Physical Therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education required. MS degree in Physical Therapy is preferred. EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: General knowledge of field and ability to utilize library resource appropriately Previous experience as a Physical Therapist is preferred. Specific experience in setting as described by the position posting LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Current Physical Therapist license from the state Physical Therapy Licensing Board specific to location of practice Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. OTHER SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational and analytical skills Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment Ability to assess patient's condition and exercise independent judgment to implement life-sustaining action RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS Work requires active physical exertion 34% to 65% of the time. Ability to lift objects weighing over 80 lbs. Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids. Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)Job Category: Rehab Therapies Shift: DayShift Length: 8 HoursFTE: 0.8Work Type: Part TimeHourly compensation starts at: $35.55, more depending on experienceRequired Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Physical Therapist - Oregon

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