Typical pay range: $36.27 - $50.08
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
TITLE: Physical Therapist
REPORTS TO POSITION: Varies
DATE LAST REVIEWED: July 17, 2017
OUR VISION: Creating America's healthiest community,
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better
health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY The Rehabilitation Department provides
therapy and nursing services to patients, families and patient's
caregivers including: Rehabilitation Nursing Care, Physical
Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology. Our
department operates as a system department and provides services to
Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Outpatient
settings across four campuses. Our Rehabilitation departments offer
a variety of specialty services across the various services
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Physical Therapist evaluates, plans, and
provides treatment and rehabilitation as prescribed by a referring
physician. Works with family and team members regarding patient's
abilities and goals.
This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Adheres to Oregon State Physical Therapy Licensing Board.
Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment to achieve
Provides staff consultation and training.
Provides community resource knowledge and referral services.
Provides physical therapy services to other hospital service
May be required to drive Rehabilitation van.
Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team to
assure patient care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in
a cost effective manner.
Participates in clinical care conferencing.
Gathers data and accurately documents information in a timely
manner demonstrating compliance with departmental and professional
Participates with team members in facilitating patient's and
family's learning throughout continuum of care. Reinforces
patient's continued health care through teaching and/or referral to
community agency follow-up.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of
continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a
champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all applicable
laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the
organization's corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical
and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violation of
applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all organizational
investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that
promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned.
Required: Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree in Physical
Therapy from a college or university accredited by the American
Physical Therapy Association.
Required: Must have necessary requisites for licensure as a
Physical Therapist by the Oregon State Board of Health. . Valid
Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles Health
System driving requirements. Ability to travel to business
functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles Health System
Current AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
Preferred: Preferably a member in good standing of the American
Physical Therapy Association
Required: Thorough knowledge of therapy procedures, current
orthopedic and neurological follow-up procedures, and
Preferred: Previous physical therapy experience in hospital
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: N/A
Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard
operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability
to hear normal speech level.
Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling
1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home
Health and Wound Caregivers.
Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching,
climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds,
grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.
Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.
Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area),
operation of a motor vehicle.
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.
Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
THERAPIST, THERAPIST REHAB
Scheduled Days of the Week:
As Scheduled (may include weekends and holidays)
Shift Start & End Time: