UnityPoint Health

Physical Therapist-M Campus-Physical Therapy

Requisition ID
2017-34418
Category
Therapy
US-IA-Fort Dodge
802 Kenyon Rd
Affiliate
7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
Fort Dodge
Department
Physical Therapy
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday - Friday 0800-1630, weekend rotation

Overview

Serves as a Physical Therapist to provides care to physical therapy patients under physician orders in the outpatient; acute; skilled nursing; and home health care setting.

 

Position is Full Time: 40 hours per week.

Shift: Days.  Will include travel to home health care setting/patients.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Evaluates and treats physical therapy patients under physician orders in the outpatient; acute; skilled nursing; and home health care setting
  2. Develops treatment plans for all patients assigned to case load
  3. Maintains appropriate documentation in the patient’s medical record
  4. Ongoing commitment to reducing costs and improving productivity in the physical therapy department
  5. Maintains positive relationships with the health care team, patient and family
  6. Communicates effectively in writing and verbally with all appropriate members of the patient’s healthcare team

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:                 Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy

Licensure:                  Physical therapy licensure in Iowa or eligible for licensure in Iowa.  Valid Drivers License

Experience:                Entry level/new graduate acceptable

Skills/Abilities:

  1. Effective written and verbal communication skills
  2. Basic knowledge of computer concepts
  3. Ability to meet time frames for work completion
  4. Effective skills for teamwork/team facilitation
  5. Ability to evaluate critically and think creatively
  6. Able to read and understand a variety of patient related documentation
  7. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate and treat rehabilitative needs of patients relative to development and age

Certification/Course: Maintains BLS/CPR..

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