Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2018-7593
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    Therapy Srvcs IP Adult
    Facility
    Osborn Medical Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    7400 E OSBORN RD
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    Bachelor's Degree physical therapy from an accredited university approved by the APTA, AZ State licensure Required
    Other Successful completion of clinical rotations as defined by the accredited university. Required

    Experience
    None Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Rehab\PHYTHR - Physical Therapist Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Participates in a training program toward completion of a physical therapy residency consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Responsible for the evaluation, administration, and oversight of evidence-based physical therapy services with consultation/oversight by mentoring clinical instructor(s) provided to individuals with physical disabilities and/or functional limitations. Attain specialized skills through didactic education, one on one clinical mentorship, and self-study in order to promote goals of prevention of dysfunction, restoration of function and/or reversal of the progression of pathology in order to enhance quality of movement and daily living skills for individuals with physical disabilities and/or functional limitations. Develops and progresses plan of care with consultation/oversight by mentoring clinical instructor(s) to meet the needs of the individuals served to assist in returning them to their prior levels of function. Acts in accordance with physician referral guidelines, state and national organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures.

    The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate for the age of the patients served. They must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth development of the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status. They must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.

    • Evaluates patients with the consultation/oversight of clinical mentor under the direct referral of a physician, dentist or allowed non-physician practitioner, and establishes an appropriate plan of treatment with obtainable, functional goals.
    • Implements an individualized treatment plan with the consultation/oversight of clinical mentor through the use of skilled therapy techniques, including therapeutic exercises, manual techniques, functional mobility training, and modalities as indicated. Provides verbal and written instructions to patients, caregivers, and family members as needed.
    • Participate in one-on-one mentoring with clinical instructor
    • Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, including evaluations, daily treatment notes, updated individualized treatment plans, progress reports, discharge summaries, and daily patient charges.
    • Attend didactic courses presented by the clinical faculty/classroom instructors.
    • Communicates in a concise, tactful manner with clinical mentor, clinical faculty, physicians, co-workers, caregivers, family members, patients, and other healthcare providers. Confers with the physician to clarify treatment plan and discuss patient status when indicated. Attends patient/physician visits as appropriate. Embodies and demonstrates strong customer service skills.
    • Delegates appropriate acts, tasks, or procedures to physical therapist assistants and support staff, and supervise the care delivered by the assistive personnel.
    • Acts as a resource for therapy-related issues to therapy assistive personnel and staff from other departments. Assists in the identification of department needs and participates in departmental and interdepartmental in-services. Participates in departmental and interdepartmental in-services and utilization review programs, and maintains a current knowledge of physical therapy techniques, through continuing education courses, professional journals, etc., as well as JCAHO, CARF, and Medicare requirements.
    • Serves as a clinical instructor for physical therapist students.



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