UnityPoint Health

Physical Therapist Outpatient

Requisition ID
2022-115652
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
2160 Logan Ave
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Waterloo
Department
Physical Therapy- N Crossing
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday - Friday Days, Variable
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Physical Therapist

North Crossing Outpatient Therapy Clinic

Cedar Falls, IA

FT: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (hours can be flexible)

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

·         Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. 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 like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance 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.

 

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

Responsibilities

Overview: Provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities in patients with injury or disease. Restore, maintain, and promote overall fitness and health.

 

  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy program.
  • One year of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist preferred.
  • Experience with pediatric and adult geriatric populations preferred.
  • Licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the state of Iowa as defined in the Iowa Physical Therapy Regulation and Practice Act.
  • 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.

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