In collaboration with patients and families, the physical therapist is responsible for providing safe and effective delivery of patient care within scope of practice. This includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis, planning, intervention and establishing outcomes. This role focuses primarily on orthopedics and general surgery.
Schedule: 1.0 FTE position authorized for 80 hours per pay period - Fully benefit eligible!
Environment: Woodwinds Hospital
Focus Areas: orthopedic, neurology and experience/interest in pelvic health preferable but not required
The physical therapist partners with the patient and family while performing the Evaluation/Re-evaluation
Gathers pertinent data
Determines treatment diagnosis
Develops an individualized plan of care through collaboration with the patient and family
Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks
Determines prognosis for recovery
Establishes individualized goals with patient and/or caregiver
Individualizes plan of care considering developmental level and cultural differences
Implements and modifies plan of care based on reassessment and patient response
Coordinates care and communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team for all aspects of patient care
Establishes appropriate discharge plan
Partners with patients and families to provide skilled intervention
Implements plan of care
Alters treatment/plan of care to reflect change in patient status and response to treatment
Assesses patient and/or caregiver learning needs and provides appropriate education
Uses acceptable medical terminology
Follows professional practice standards
Completes documentation in a timely manner per department standards
Complies with department billing standards
Prioritizes tasks and patient care for effective time management
Understands and follows professional licensure/certification requirements
Directs team members and/or supervises students as designated
Pursues personal and professional development to support clinical best practice
Physical Therapy registration/licensure in the state of Minnesota or temporary license in the state of Minnesota
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