Physical Therapist (Unscheduled)
Company: Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics
Posted on: July 12, 2019
Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health. Salem Health does more
than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that
commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream.
We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo,
raise the bar, and embrace change. At Salem Health, we want
trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive
improvement in the health care arena where "patient-centered" is
more than just words.Description of the position and department:As
a Physical Therapist with our Acute Rehab team at Salem Health, you
will play a key role in patient care and interaction in all acute
care areas of the hospital. Your outgoing and positive
communication style enables you to work with a great team of
patient care professionals where your abilities will be challenged
and rewarded. We hire only the best - those who will thrive in a
culture where we live and breathe our mission to improve the health
and well-being of the people and communities we serve. You will
work independently as well as collaboratively, maintaining a
positive, professional demeanor while prioritizing tasks and
meeting deadlines. You will be constantly challenged to think
creatively about how to drive patient care results, stay updated on
current trends and practices, and share learnings with team and
other health care colleagues. You may be an ideal fit if you have:
- A BS, MS, or Doctorate in Physical Therapy required.
- Minimum of one (1) year of experience or clinical rotation in
Acute Care required.
- Graduate of a program approved by the Committee on
Accreditation in Education of the American Physical Therapy
Association, and holds a valid license to practice in the state of
Oregon or is license eligible.
- BLS from the AHA within 90 days of hire required.
- Team player and have proven success applying team approach to
obtain resolution to an issue.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills, problem solving,
decision making and organizational skills for working with the
rehabilitation team and patients.
- An ability to prioritize and multi task while working in a high
volume multidisciplinary setting.
- Demonstrate competency by implementing age, culturally
sensitive, and developmentally appropriate treatment plans and by
appropriate documentation.Core Responsibilities Include:
- Evaluation: Using evidence based standards and measures during
the evaluation that reflect an organized assessment based on the
patient's diagnosis and presenting signs and history in all of the
acute medical and surgical units.
- Treatment Plan: Developing a treatment plan that reflect the
objective findings of the evaluation. Involves the patient/family
participation in establishing measurable and functionally based
goals Implement a treatment plan, as well as supervise other
therapists, assistants and aides. Using evidence based standards,
provide treatment in skillful, effective and timely fashion.
Ensuring your patients demonstrate progression towards functional
goals and adjust the plan of care when appropriate.
- Discharge Planning: Collaborating with health care team in
discharge planning. Anticipating patient and family needs and
providing appropriate training and education.
- Documentation: Complete documentation by end of day reflecting
patient response to therapy interventions, progress towards goals,
and supporting each billing entry.As a leader in the local
industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an
empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth
of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people
and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to
further our mission. Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran
status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
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