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Physical Therapist - PRN Days - St. Luke's

Company: Post Acute Medical
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Physical Therapist

PRN Days

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Hospital of Chesterfield, Missouri

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Hospital a Post Acute Medical partnership is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With multiple Rehabilitation facilities currently in operation across the country we strive to be the employer of choice in our communities.

Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.

We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at www.postacutemedical.com for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.

Post Acute Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient's need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.
  • Completes a comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients. Utilizes clinical reasoning to develop appropriate treatment plan and goals focused on progressing patients towards discharge within an established length of stay.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to address all barriers to discharge. This includes timely equipment recommendations, completion of all patient and family training including issuing of a home exercise program, and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in all aspects of patient care including ensuring that the plan of care is communicated, implemented and progressed throughout the length of stay. Effectively and efficiently manages individual, concurrent, and group treatment sessions based on patient care needs.
  • Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner, inclusive of daily documentation, goal writing, FIM entry, letters of medical necessity, discharge documentation, and charge entry using approved formats.
  • Identifies and initiates own professional growth, actively pursuing professional development through continuing education, self-study and involvement in professional activities and organizations. Applies learned information in order to meet the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Adheres to discipline specific State Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Maintains professional licensure in good standing and completes all state mandated continuing education requirements. Performs in an ethical manner in accordance with discipline specific professional code of conduct.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.

Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.

1 year of experience is preferred

Qualifications

In order to work at our facility as a Physical Therapist, you will need:

  • A Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school of physical therapy; foreign trained physical therapists must have a membership in the World Confederation for Physical Therapy and participate in the program for the foreign trained as outlined by the American Physical Therapy Association
  • To be licensed by the appropriate State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
  • Have and maintain a CPR certification

A few things that aren't required, but we would prefer:

  • At least 2 years of direct patient care experience
  • Experience in a multidisciplinary acute care setting

Keywords: Post Acute Medical, Chesterfield , Physical Therapist - PRN Days - St. Luke's, Other , Chesterfield, Missouri

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