Job Title: Outpatient Physical Therapist- Omaha
Job Code: 220186
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
Responsible for planning and administering physical therapy treatment programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability. Responsible for delivering and/or delegating quality patient care from admission through discharge, including patient and family education/training. Responsible for maintaining accurate and timely documentation. Responsible for monitoring visit utilization and insurance authorization. Responsible for outcomes assessment. Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Medium work with frequent lifting. Moderate assist times 1 transfers for a patient of 250 pounds who is able to use his/her upper extremities for support routinely requires pulling/lifting force of approximately 50 pounds to be generated in order to complete a safe transfer. Requires sufficient strength to produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour. Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels. Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care. Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients. Requires sufficient sight to see and read reports and computer screen. Requires sufficient hearing and speaking to communicate by phone or in person. May be exposed to biohazardous materials. May be exposed to patients who are in an agitated or aggressive state. May be prolonged exposure to high temperature and humid conditions and to disinfecting chemicals used in the pool. Mobility required for travel to scheduled events or meetings as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
Bachelors, Masters Degree, Doctorate in physical therapy, or certificate in physical therapy. Must possess current Nebraska licensure. CPR for Health Care Provider/CPR for Professional Rescuer required at time of hire or within 30 days from date of hire.
May be required to drive a motor vehicle. If required to drive, must have current valid Nebraska driverâ??s license, must submit a copy of current diverâ??s abstract reflecting a good driving record, and have the required mobility needed to drive.
Background checks are conducted. When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital