Pella Regional Health Center Physical Therapist-Hospital in Pella, Iowa
Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy for modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis.
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:
v Current Iowa Physical Therapy licensure, graduate of an approved school of Physical Therapy or equivalent.
v Previous experience in all aspects of physical therapy preferred.
v Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
v Strong written and verbal skills.
v Basic computer knowledge.
v Knowledge of physical medicine, physical therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
v Knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.