Intermountain Healthcare Full Time Physical Therapist-St George Regional Hospital in St. George, Utah
This position is responsible for screening, testing, evaluating, diagnosing and treatment of injuries, diseases, and disabilities using physical therapy procedures and modalities in accordance with standard physical therapy practices. The Physical Therapist consults, educates, and trains patients and their caregivers.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate physical therapy care to the following: Neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
Maintains current knowledge of standard physical therapy practices for various patient populations.
Provides competent services including treatment. Performs subjective and objective evaluation according to diagnosis, past history, and physician referral while developing a plan of care with appropriate goals and objectives based on patient evaluation. Effectively maintains established department/service line productivity standards.
Maintains appropriate documentation for each patient in a complete, thorough, and timely manner in accordance with regulatory, facility, and department requirements. May assist in preparing patient billing in an accurate and timely manner.
Appropriately communicates with patients, families, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare staff regarding patient's needs, abilities, and goals. Ensures smooth facility and department operations. Effectively utilizes rehabilitation services with optimum patient care and response.
Responsible for all aspects of patient care and education for assigned patients including supervision of all services provided by physical therapy assistants, aides, office staff, and students; ensures consistent high-quality patient care.
Participates in continuing education opportunities in accordance with established guidelines. Seeks opportunities for new and continual learning. Promotes and provides for continuing education for staff.
Actively participates in the quality improvement process which may include maintaining and operating physical therapy equipment safely and in accordance with established indications, facility and manufacturer procedure for operations. Responsible for outcome input. Responsible to continually improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. May assist in utilization review audits.
May assist manager with department operational oversight (e.g., schedules, mentoring, supplies, equipment, department budgets).
Actively participates in program development and marketing strategies to enhance the physical therapy programs referral base and development of department goals.
Current state Physical Therapist license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Basic Computer skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
Clinical background experience in a healthcare setting.
Possess skill sets and experience with target population of job setting.
Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, and Walking.
St George Regional Hospital
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