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Physical Therapist, Outpatient - FT, Days

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/21/2017
Job Title: 
Physical Therapist, Outpatient - FT, Days
Job Category:   Clinical:Physical Therapist
Location:   Roseburg
Job Description:   **Physical Therapist, Outpatient - FT, Days** **Description** CHI Mercy Health is a vibrant complex of quality health care services that includes a Trauma III, 174 bed hospital, an outpatient surgery center, an outpatient therapy clinic, outpatient lab and imaging, a sleep lab, and home health and hospice. With over 1000 employees, Mercy was named a 2017 Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital in the U.S. by the Rural Health Policy Institute, has been honored as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care across America, and has been voted the area’s #1 employer for three years in a row. Employees enjoy outstanding pay, a rich benefit package, high levels of employee engagement and a family-like environment. Mercy is located in Roseburg, OR, a land of outdoor adventure and unrivaled beauty. Nestled in the heart of the Umpqua Valley, it is surrounded by majestic mountains and pristine rivers. Equally distant to sleepy coastal villages, winter resorts and metropolitan entertainment, Roseburg is home to an historic downtown, boasts a budding microbrewery industry, produces internationally acclaimed wines, and showcases multiple artistic and musical events throughout the year. Douglas County, earning the distinction as Oregon’s most beautiful county, is noted for its world class fishing, hiking and mountain biking trails. Pay Scale: $35.20 - $42.59 Shift: Monday - Friday, day shift with weekend inpatient rotation Job Summary: Under the direction of the assigned Therapy Supervisor, the Physical Therapist provides hands-on direct patient care including evaluation, treatment, education, discharge planning and documentation per department standards as a member of the health care treatment team. This would include coordinating and modifying the patient’s care, treatment goals and discharge planning recommendations to achieve a maximal level of patient functional independence. Essential Functions: + Interviews patient, family, caregivers, significant others to obtain information about prior level of function, home environment, family relationships, health and psychosocial history. + Performs client tests, measurements and evaluations as indicated for the patient’s condition and as per any established best practice guidelines and/or department care standards. + Establishes measurable/functional treatment goals that are realistic and consistent with patient/family/caregiver needs. + Plans and prepares written treatment programs based on evaluation, age-related and diagnosis-related policies. Administers treatments as prescribed in the treatment plan. Evaluates effectiveness of treatment and adjusts the treatment to achieve maximum benefits. + Monitors all patients under his/her care: supervises Physical Therapist Assistants and/or Technicians who are involved with treatment, and assures appropriate treatment and documentation; submits a modified plan of care to the physician for altered plans of care; reports any adverse reactions to treatment or changes in condition to the physician as indicated. + Institutes or assists with emergency measures for sudden adverse developments such as cardiac arrest or medical condition requiring activation of a code, rapid response team, or activation of 911. + Implements and assesses appropriate patient and caregiver education per Plan of Care and phases of progress. + Establishes and maintains collaborative communications with physicians, other healthcare professionals, and facility departments. This would include team conferences, ICU rounds, other patient care rounds or assigned meetings. + Consistently meets department productivity standards (70%) + Completes required reports, notes and other client-oriented documentation in a timely manner according to policy and department standards, including G-code functional reporting and associated modifiers. + Complies with changing regulations related to insurance, The Joint Commission, state/federal and other requirements as directed. + Documents medical necessity and skilled need for continued treatments in evaluations/re-evaluations and progress notes. + Meets facility standard for Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO) status and discharge surveys (minimum of 10 completed per quarter). Uses FOTO recommendations appropriately or documents reasons for exceptions (i.e. progress to date and expectation of significant progress if patient extended beyond FOTO recommendations). (outpatient) + Enters charges accurately into Meditech or on appropriate charge slip. + Schedules patients in an efficient and appropriate manner, with assistance of support personnel. **Qualifications** License/Certification: + Physical Therapist licensed to practice in the State of Oregon. + BLS is required within 30 days of hire. Experience: + Clinical experience dealing with a broad base rehabilitation facility is preferred. + Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and in writing. Education: + Must have graduated from an accredited program. **Job** Rehabilitation Therapy Services **Primary Location** OREGON-ROSEBURG-MMC - MERCY INSTITUTE OF REHAB **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0129644
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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