Physical Therapist - Rehab Svcs - Independence

  • New Hanover Health
  • Wilmington, NC, USA
  • Oct 20, 2017
Other Allied Health

Job Description

This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance.

 

All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center.

JOB SUMMARY:

Works under the supervision of the Clinical Director/Therapy Manager and Coordinators, utilizing evidence based techniques as a foundation for rehabilitative patient care.  Performs assessments and formulates an individualized treatment plan for meeting or exceeding identified health and rehabilitation needs.  Interventions are outcomes focused and consistent with best practice and policies.  Actively participates in all aspects of the rehabilitation process as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Supports LEAN activities and adapts to changing environment to meet patient and department needs.  Advocates for NHRMC, Rehabilitation Services, patients, and coworkers. 

 

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

Effectively demonstrates standards of performance (Ownership, Teamwork, Communication, and Compassion). Effectively demonstrates the principles of service and operational excellence that support achievement of all pillar goals (Service, People, Quality, Growth, and Finance). Demonstrates professional skill and competence by utilizing all aspects of best practice in the Physical Therapy process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, treatment) to manage or supervise an effective and safe, patient-centric plan of care that promotes optimal outcomes. Adheres to NHRMC policies/procedures and standards established by CMS, Joint Commission, CARF, licensure, and/or other regulatory agencies. Collects and accurately documents required clinical information, including Functional Independence Measures (FIM) or other standardized outcomes measures. Demonstrates accountability by participating in education, training, LEAN and quality improvement efforts, councils/workgroups, and/or advocacy efforts.  Applies sound judgment in managing assignments, problem-solving, delegating, communicating, and triage of patient care and non-patient care duties.  Requires minimal to no oversight to complete responsibilities in timely and thorough manner. Serves as a clinical resource for patients, their caregivers, and the interdisciplinary team. Performs other related duties as required.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Education:  Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy. Licensure / Certifications: Licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the state of North Carolina.  BLS certification. Experience: None required.