Physical Therapist

Posted 1 week
Location Cleveland, Oklahoma
Type Full-Time
Categories Health Science

COME JOIN A GREAT TEAM!

Health Insurance- Qualify for health benefits first of the month following start date
Competitive Hourly Wages
Shift Differential
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
401K w/ Matching
PTO
Tuition Reimbursement after six months of employment

 

Cleveland Area Hospital is an independent facility half an hour west of Tulsa, Oklahoma. We also have an adjoining primary care clinic with 6 full-time providers. Both the Hospital and Clinic have been on a consistent trajectory of growth and progress over the past 8 years, and patient volumes and revenues have doubled in that time. We are on course to continue this growth, and we would like the opportunity to share more about our success with dedicated individuals who are interested in joining a team that is growing and a facility that is expanding. We are in the top 20% of 80+ Rural Oklahoma Hospitals, based on the most recent average 3-year margin reported in Medicare Cost Report files (sources: data.cms.gov, shepscenter.unc.edu).

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Physical Therapist will organize and implement specific treatment procedures/protocols for individual clients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. The therapist will collaborate with the interdisciplinary treatment team. The therapist will provide services including evaluation, treatment, planning, implementation, education, documentation, and communication for the purpose of assisting the clients to achieve their goals, optimal functional level, and improved quality of life in a multitude of settings.

 RELATIONSHIPS:  The physical therapist reports to the Rehab Services Director and services customers to include patients, patients’ families, physicians, therapy department employees, and hospital employees.

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function

 PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Adhere to all policies of the organization, including (but not limited to) job description, certification/licensure requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and patient’s rights.   
Actively engage and stay up to date with organization’s communications and directives. 
Adheres to behavioral competency.
Supervise Physical Therapists Assistants
Provide quality care to attain patient’s optimal function and quality of life in hospital and outpatient settings by:
Maintaining accurate and timely documentation of care/treatment and determining appropriate charges according to CAH policies and procedures.
Meeting Medicare standards, risk management standards, and all federal and state regulations.
Adhering to all policies and procedures of CAH
6. Perform patient care activities including
Evaluation of patients to determine needed services. 
Directing and assisting clients in therapeutic regimens while delegating routine care to support staff as appropriate.
Administering therapy services as outlined in the treatment plan and as approved by the physician.
Incorporating safety, infection control, and emergency procedures into treatment as necessary.
Modifying the treatment plan and goals according to patient status.
Ensuring patients receive re-assessment as necessary.
Communicating with physicians and team members concerning patient progress.
Seeking input from patients regarding quality of care.
Recommending, providing, or adapting assistive devices to support patients’ functional outcomes.
Providing specific training in the use, care, and application of assistive devices for patients, family members, and /or staff members as needed.
Educating the client, family, or other staff members on goals to ensure maximal carryover of treatment programs.
Communicating with other team members to establish a total rehabilitative program for the patient as necessary.
Establishing individual client schedules in conjunction with other patients and staff.
Participating in discharge planning and team meetings.
7. Complete indirect patient care activities including:
Ensuring continued professional development through participation in hospital in-services and continuing education.
Attending and participating in staff meetings and family/team conferences.
Participating in department program development projects.
Maintaining a clean and professional appearance in the work area.
Demonstrating initiative in assisting other staff members.
Participating in community events to promote rehabilitative services, the hospital, and health and wellness.
Conducting and participating in training medical and nursing staff in therapy techniques and objectives.
Supporting continuous quality improvement efforts.
Completing assigned projects/reports on time.
Performing all other reasonable duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL/SKILLS REQUIRED:

The physical therapist must be a graduate of an accredited physical therapy school, successfully complete the National Certification Examination for Physical therapist, possess a current OK Physical Therapist license or be eligible via temporary license, and qualify for malpractice coverage.

 

EXPERIENCE:

More than one year is preferred.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The following physical/mental demands are required to be a physical therapist at CAH, however, some of these requirements may have to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. (Note: occasional=33%,frequent=66%,continuous=100%)

 

In an 8-hour day, the employee must be on their feet walking, standing, and/or positioning for 5-7 hours per day.
Occasionally shift, lift, and transfer a minimum of 50# and apply a minimum of 60# of push/pull force.
Frequent bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, reaching above shoulder height, and pushing/pulling.
Employee must possess enough visual acuity to read fine print from articles, computer, print-outs, physicians’ notes, insurance cards, and documents.
Employee must be able to speak clearly and distinctly enough to communicate effectively and be understood by patients, employees, physicians, and the public.
Employee must have access to independent, reliable transportation to make home visits as needed.
 

EQUIPMENT:

Computer 

Fax Machine 

Phone System

Copier 

Gym Equipment

Blood pressure cuff

Glucometer

Pulse oximeter

Gait belt

Any modality necessary to perform job functions

Hospital Lifts

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