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PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Trinity Health


Location:
Minot, ND
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
36842
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Job Details

Job Opportunities
Req No.: 36842
Department: HOME HEALTH PHYSICAL THER
Schedule: Full Time
Hours/PP: 80
Shift: Days
Hours: Mon-Fri. 8-5 pm
Job Details:
  • POSITION SUMMARY
    • Provides rehabilitative services to home health and hospice patients. Carries out skills contributing to treatment, rehabilitation, and safety for home health patients and maintenance, education, and safety for hospice patients and families. Plans for coordinated therapy service for individuals and families under her/his care. Appraises individual and family health needs and hazards--existing or potential. Provides clinical duties necessary to provide high quality rehabilitative care. Consults with and refers families to appropriate personnel within the agency or community services. Treatment and preventative procedures are carried out under medical directions. The Home Health/Hospice physical therapist works under the supervision of the supervisor/director in evaluating, planning, implementing, supervising or documenting the care of patients specific to population served with special attention with geriatric population. This care will be delivered in accordance with established standards of performance. All the job standards and skills included within this document will be performed and documented according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines within the Home Health/Hospice Department and Trinity Hospital. STANDARDS MEASURED BY: Direct or indirect observation, documentation, valid complaints, QM reports, review and demonstration. Any areas found to be below in a standard for more than 1 consecutive year will result in a below standard rating for the entire standard.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
    • Licenses and Certifications Required
      • Licensed Physical Therapist in North Dakota.
      • Current driver's license required and car available to travel to patient's home.
    • Educational Requirements
    • Experience Requirements
      • Strongly prefer 2 years previous experience as a Physical Therapist.
    • Special Skills or Training Requirements
      • Ability to:
      • Organize time well and meet job expectations and performance standards.
      • Exhibits responsibility and flexibility in work situations, willing to work irregular and/or less favorable hours.
      • Demonstrates tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and professional attitude when relating with patients, families and colleagues.
      • Meet the physical and emotional demand of the position.
      • Demonstrate a caring and respectful attitude when providing patient care.
    • Core Competencies:
      • Validation of skills and competency evaluations for P.T. standards are completed by the hospital P.T. department
      • Competencies unique to Home Health include documentation, understanding of regulations, OASIS accuracy and competency in drug medication review when only discipline in the home.
      • Patient and family teaching
      • Discharge planning
      • Safety and Infection Control

Trinity Health is an EEO/AA/disabled individuals/veteran employer.


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