UnityPoint Health

Physical Therapist- Inpatient and Outpatient

Requisition ID
2022-111517
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IA-Fort Dodge
Address
825 S 25th St
Affiliate
7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
City
Fort Dodge
Department
Physical Therapy HP
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F 8am-5pm, occasional weekends and holidays in Acute Care.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Physical Therapist - Inpatient and Outpatient *$7,500 Sign-on Bonus*

FTE: 1.0 (Full-time, 40 hours per week)

Shift: M-F 8am-5pm, occasional weekends and holidays in Acute Care.

 

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 

 

Responsibilities

Patient Care 

  • Coordinates the physical therapy plan following completion of the assessment as defined by Iowa Licensure requirements.   
  • Provides and delegates clinical rehabilitation services to improve functional outcomes, focusing on gait training, mobility, pain control, strengthening, balance, and coordination activities.  
  •  Acts as a resource to the interdisciplinary team, applying skills of the profession to improve outcomes of persons served.   
  • Actions are team oriented to successfully provide quality care and a high level of satisfaction for persons served through evidence - based practice.  
  • Evaluates gait training, mobility, pain control, strengthening, balance, and coordination activities, sets goals, implements treatment, and monitors response of persons served for diagnosis requiring physical therapy interventions.  Supports evidence - based practices.  
  • Coordinates plan of treatment with persons served, families and other disciplines.  
  • Accurately documents and bills according to regulatory and third party requirements.  Documentation and billing for services exhibit an understanding of requirements and ethical practices.  
  • Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.

 

Employee Development 

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work. 
  • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines. 
  • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures. 
  • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.  
  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures. 
  • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.  
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests. 
  • Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Manager to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.

 

Qualifications

Education: 

Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy program. 

 

Experience:

Preferred-

  • One year of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist preferred. 
  • Experience with pediatric and adult geriatric populations preferred. 

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

  • Licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the state of Iowa as defined in the Iowa Physical Therapy Regulation and Practice Act. 
  • CPR certification.  
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. 
  • Multicultural sensitivity. 
  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills. 
  • Customer/patient focused.  
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (written and orally) with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.  

 

Other: 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.  

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