Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapist - Inpatient Rehab Services - PRN in DES MOINES, Iowa
Physical Therapist - Inpatient Rehab Services - PRN
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Provides patient care using physical agents and
therapeutic exercise in accordance with the Iowa Physical Therapy Practice Act.
Work is performed with considerable independence within policy and program
guidelines. Supervises physical
therapist assistants and rehab support staff in patient care and non-patient
care duties according to licensure law. Provides on-going physical therapy to
infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their families
based on assignment.
Based on assignment: Performs evaluations and treatments (including theapplication of topical medications used in treatment modalities and/orburn/wound care) to infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients ina variety of settings. Completes supporting documentation according to hospitalpolicy.
Appropriately establishes and reviews: plan of care; goals andpriorities with team (including patient/family); treatment in response to changingpatient needs; educational needs of patient/caregivers; dischargeplan/follow-up care needs
Complies with department, hospital, and regulatory agency guidelineswith respect to ethics, legal issues and supervisory relationships.Demonstrates professional accountability per the Physical Therapy Code ofEthics and Standards of Practice.
Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, verbal, and non-verbalcommunication with team members through the continuum of care.
Protects patient confidentiality in regard to medical, emotional andsocial status.
Advocates for theprofession through memberships, affiliations, continuing education, communityservice and legislative support .
MARGINALFUNCTIONS: (may be essential based onassignment)
Plans and presents educational programs for department, hospital,and/or community.
Assists in inventory and ordering of supplies and equipment.
Assists in maintenance of a safe, clean work environment.
Assess physical environment and functional abilities of patient withinactual residence or work setting.
Utilizes specialized equipment, testing procedures, and/or advancedtreatment techniques.
Transports patients/equipment to/from clinics.
Assists in preparation/maintenance of daily treatment schedule.
Uses computer to assist for documentation and entering of charges.
Provide instruction, supervision, and guidance to students, volunteers,and ancillary staff in Rehab.
Observes, measures, and records the cardiovascular responses of heartrate, heart rhythm, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ANDABILITIES AS REQUIRED:
Certificate,Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in physical therapy
Licensed in Iowa
Previous workexperience not required
Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified orobtained within three (3) months of hire.Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American RedCross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association BasicLife Support for Healthcare Providers.
Proof of completionof Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three(3) months of hire.
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0190492
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.