Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/13/2017
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Physical Therapist
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North Kansas City Hospital | North Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

At Meritas Health, we are committed to making a difference in our community and in the lives of our patients and employees, continuously improving the patient experience and employee engagement. We appreciate and value every member of our team.

If you are committed to providing quality, compassionate care, then we want you!

JOB SUMMARY: Provides quality physical therapy services through evaluation of patients, and provides the prescribed treatment to restore function and prevent disabilities.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
 
1. Education Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
2. Licensure: Licensed in the State of Missouri.
3. Experience: 1 year clinical experience
4. Certifications:  
5. Special Skills:  
6. Other: Basic office skills
 
JOB SPECIFIC STANDARDS: All responsibilities and standards shall be performed according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines for Meritas.                                                                           

1.

Works with Care Team to coordinate the rehabilitation process.  Tests and evaluates patient abilities and analyzes medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for the patient.  Monitors and evaluates patient progress toward goal. 

2.

Completes and maintains necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate manner.

3.

Thoroughly educates and explains procedures and treatment plans to patient and/or caregivers.

4.

Demonstrates positive customer service attitude in person and on the telephone.

5.

Demonstrates professionalism by articulating and demonstrating professional behavior, accepting responsibility and accountability for actions, adhering to policies and procedures, demonstrating leadership and supporting Meritas initiatives.
 
 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
 
All essential job functions and working conditions appropriate for the job are indicated here
 
  Technical/Motor Skills X Flexing/Positioning/Twisting (16)   Sensory Requirements
X Inputting Data/Typing (1) X Standing (17) X Ability to See (1)
  Copying (2)  X Holding (18) X Ability to Hear (2)
X Calibrating Equipment  (3) X Ambulating/Mobility (19) X Ability to Feel (3)
X Speaking Clearly (4)   Cardio-Respiratory Endurance (20)   Ability to Taste/Smell (4)
  Answering Telephones (5) X Restraining (21) X Verbal Communication (5)
X Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination (6)   Repetitive Activity (22) X Distinguish Colors (6)
  Fingering/Fine Dexterity (7) X Static Holding (23)   Interpret Symbols (7)
X Precise Manipulation (8) X Written Communication (24)    
X Handling/Gripping (9)   Negotiate Stairs (25)   Working Conditions
  Speed Movement/Velocity (10)     X Inside (1)
      Mental Abilities   Outside (2)
  Physical Requirements X Calculations (1)   Extreme Cold (3)
X Lifting/Transferring/Carrying (1) X Manipulating Numbers (2)   Extreme Heat (4)
  Sedentary: 10 lbs. max (2)   Interpreting Numbers/Data (3)   Temperature Changes (5)
  Light: 20 lbs. max (3) X Analyzing (4)   Humidity (6)
X Medium: 50 lbs. max (4)   Forecasting (5)   Extreme Noise (7)
  Heavy: 100 lbs. max (5) X Assessing/Evaluating (6)   Fumes/Odors (8)
  Very Heavy: >100 lbs. (6) X Explaining/Teaching (7)   Toxic Materials (9)
X Pushing (7)   Synthesizing (8)   Dust (10)
X Pulling (8) X Attention to Detail (9)   Poor Ventilation (11)
X Climbing (9) X Memory (10)   Exposure/Use of Sharps (12)
X Balancing (10) X Problem Solving/Reasoning (11) X Blood/Body Fluid Tissue(13)
X Stooping (11)   Spatial/Form Perception (12) X Dangerous Equipment(14)
X Kneeling (12) X Reading (13) X Regular Attendance(15)
X Crouching/Squatting (13)     X Timely Attendance(16)
  Crawling (14)        
X Reaching (15)        
 
Competitive compensation and benefit package. EOE: Post Offer Drug Screen

About North Kansas City Hospital

Ranked as one of Kansas City’s Top 15 Employers by the Business Journal, North Kansas City Hospital provides the ideal place to launch your nursing career. For New Grads, we offer an exceptional combination of individual guidance and professional training. Our Nurse Residency Program includes classroom and hands-on experience with feedback and support from preceptors, nurse educators and nurse managers. We offer a stable, caring environment, plus extras like covered parking, wellness programs and classes, a fitness center and indoor pool that help create a fulfilling, balanced work life. Our 451-bed hospital has a culture that is friendly and close knit, where relationships last and people bond like family. Join us as we continue on our Magnet® journey.