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Physical Therapist (Pelvic Health) - Regional Rehab, Sunnyside Medical Center

Location: Clackamas, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 730899 Date posted: 09/11/2018
Description:
Upon referral and in collaboration with other members of the health care team, the PT uses clinical judgment skills to treat patients with actual or potential health problems. The PT is responsible for implementing PT programs to prevent disability from immobilization, surgery, following disease, injury or loss of body part; to restore function and return patient to maximum potential. The PT will coordinate therapy activities with other health care disciplines.


Essential Functions:
- Delivers quality treatment programs to patients ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric in compliance w/ competency checklists. Evaluates the physical status, functional abilities & age-specific needs of patients to determine the current level of functioning, self-care, self-responsibility, independence, & quality of life. Develops & implements a treatment plan which involves the patient, family & social support systems: identifies interventions to reach reasonable goals; coordinate & collaborates on treatment options; advocates to enhance patient's social support systems, facilitates environmental modifications, & creates new support systems. Integrates discharge planning early in treatment based on continuing assessments & stated expectations for achieving treatment goals & objectives. Provides treatments based on established departmental guidelines & protocols; demonstrates competency in managing patients based on competency checklists. Utilizes all equipment appropriately & safely per established protocols, manufacturer's' guidelines, & competency checklists.
- Completes all chart documentation according to the criteria of the record review checklist.
- Provides written documentation, departmental & interdepartmental, that is legible, complete, & timely.
- Provides patient handouts that are effective & appropriate for patient understanding.
- Maintains professional competency by attending continuing education applicable to the specific patient population treated.
- Presents one inservice per year to PT staff.
- Supports organizational mission statement and goals.
- Complies w/ departmental safety precautions/procedures: PPD. CPR. Safety fair. Uses safety precautions when transferring patients.
- Productivity: Demonstrates time management skills by meeting productivity standards, using patient treatment time effectively, & utilizing time between patient treatments efficiently. Coordinates therapy activities w/ other health care disciplines when appropriate. Utilizes resources appropriately. Participates in maintaining a clean, safe, and organized department.
- Responsibility: Performs duties in a professional manner demonstrating dependability, flexibility, & teamwork. Adheres to professional practice standards & guide for professional conduct. Maintains confidentiality of patient & employee medical information. Adapts to changes in assignments and/or new conditions in work environment. Actively participates in intradepartmental & interdepartmental efforts to ensure high quality, comprehensive care. Provides quality customer service. Makes accommodations in daily work schedule to meet patient's needs. Interacts with patients/families/other staff in a friendly and courteous manner. Complies with Quality of Service Behavior Guidelines. Demonstrates problem solving by taking ownership of patient and organizational problems and working to resolve them when they occur. Demonstrates initiative by independently beginning new projects and/or resolving departmental issues. Demonstrates leadership by volunteering and completing new projects and/or resolving departmental issues when needed.
- This job description is not all encompassing.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- One (1) year of clinical experience treating women-s health.
Education
- Graduate of accredited program in physical therapy.
- Recent graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum with a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree with certification in Physical Therapy acceptable.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current Oregon OR Washington Physical Therapy license in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers within 60 days of hire.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.
 
Additional Requirements:
- Successful completion of level one (1) continuing education in pelvic pain &/or incontinence, including internal examination/treatment.
- Competence w/ biofeedback and electrical stimulation equipment appropriate for population.
- Equipment operation.
- Basic to moderate computer skills to complete documentation.
- Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology.


 
Preferred Qualifications:
- Group teaching experience preferred.
- Advanced degree in specialty preferred.
- Certification in evaluation and treatment of pelvic pain &/or incontinence preferred.
- CAPP certification preferred.
- Knowledge of patient assessment and treatment specific to patient load preferred.
- Orthopedic skills preferred.
- Group dynamics preferred.
- Equipment operation preferred.
Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center 10180 SE Sunnyside Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 6:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OFNHP - Professionals Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Physical / Occupational Therapy Department: Regional rehab Travel: No

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