|Location:||Bartlett Regional Hospital|
|Daily Hours Worked:||As needed|
|Describe Work Schedule:||Casual. Fill in when busy.|
Staff Physical Therapist
The physical therapist uses exercise and modalities in the treatment of pain and movement disorders to help restore normal movement and function in accordance to the physician’s prescription.
Populations of all ages and ethnicity, from pediatric through the elderly. Settings can include CCU, acute rehab, inpatient medical surgical unit, outpatient clinic, home evaluation, and possible contract services with outside clinics or facilities.
At Bartlett Regional Hospital, we…
Courtesy – We act in a positive, professional and considerate manner, recognizing the impact of our actions on the care of our patients and the creation of a supportive work environment.
Accountability – We take responsibility for our actions and their collective outcomes; working as an effective, committed and cooperative team.
Respect – We treat everyone with fairness and dignity by honoring diversity and promoting an atmosphere of trust and cooperation. We listen to others, valuing their skills, ideas and opinions.
Excellence – We choose to do our best and work with a commitment to continuous improvement. We provide high quality, professional healthcare to meet the changing needs of our community and region.
Supports Bartlett Regional Hospital’s strong commitment to the highest standards of business and professional ethics. Provides services in compliance with all state and federal laws governing the hospital’s operations. Consistently maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial, employee, computer or other information which might jeopardize the privacy of others. Works as a team member to meet patient and departmental goals.
1. PATIENT CARE
2. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
e. Diversity: Has awareness and displays recognition of age and cultural diversity issues of customers served.
3. QUALITY MANAGEMENT
a. Performance Improvement: helps improve department processes and patient flow.
b. Maintains the quality and safety of the Physical Rehabilitation Department and staff.
c. Promotes the Culture of Safety with safe ergonomics and safe lifting techniques at BRH.
d. Participates in chart audits and other measures of quality.
e. Helps maintain patient educational handouts and Exercise Pro.
f. Participates in regular Continuing Education opportunities to improve and learn new skills.
Physical Rehabilitation Manager.
Education/License: Graduate of an APTA approved School of Physical Therapy.
Current Alaskan Physical Therapy License in good standing.
Experience/Skills/Abilities: 1 year PT experience preferred. Prefer experience with diverse populations including inpatient CCU, acute and rehab as well as outpatient services. Must be computer literate and have good communication skills.
Physical Demands: Continuous lifting and pushing of up to 10 pounds.
Occasional lifting and pushing up to 35 pounds (1/3 of x).
Occasional maximum assistance transfers exceeding 100 pounds (1 or 2 person transfers).
Vision and hearing accuracy with or without Assistive devices.
Good eye-hand coordination; high level of general coordination.
Hazardous Exposure/Working Conditions: Uses universal precautions for patient care and safe lifting techniques.
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