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11/5/2018
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Physical Therapist
Aspirus | Wausau, Wisconsin
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POSITION OVERVIEW

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

The Physical Therapist (PT) provides therapy in response to referral from a licensed physician, dentist, osteopath, podiatrist or chiropractor or via direct access in accordance with state law. The PT administers therapy programs for referred patients with developmental deficit; physical injury, illness, or disability; and injury prevention or health promotion in coordination with other PT's, physical therapist assistants, and other health professionals. The PT provides direct patient care including assessment, development of a plan of care, treatment, documentation, and patient education to clients of all ages. This position varies between inpatient care and outpatient care; while specific tasks may vary, general responsibilities include:

* Directing patient participation, progression, and discharge in accordance with clinical best practice guidelines and within the scope of PT practice to restore, reinforce, and enhance patient performance and function.
* The therapist is accountable to productivity and personal and professional growth.
* Should possess the skills to be adaptable to a dynamic team environment and open to the idea of developing, promoting, and performing new programs to facilitate rehabilitation.
* Responsible for student supervision and delegation to support staff.

LOCATION: Medford, WI - Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

* Graduation from Accredited University with Successful Completion (or Pending Completion) of National Board is required
* Greater than or equal to one year of clinical experience desired.

EDUCATION

Candidates should possess one or more of the following:

* Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from an Accredited University is required
* Licensed in or Pending Licensure in the State of Wisconsin is required
* Current BLS certification/CPR is required
* Specialty Certifications; Master or DPT in Physical Therapy is preferred

About Aspirus

Aspirus Wausau Hospital strives to offer world-class health care to patients from throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our Community Board members decided three decades ago , when Aspirus Wausau Hospital was formed in the merger of two clinically average local hospitals , that they wanted us to be a regional provider of high-quality health care in a wide range of specialties. With the information included in these pages, we will let you see how much we have accomplished, and how we stack up statewide and nationally. You will find detailed and understandable information about: Measuring Quality ,The most common criteria used to evaluate quality in health care.

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