Physical Therapist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Company: Hancock Regional Hospital


Overview

The therapist must be a graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy and holder of a current permanent or temporary license from the Indiana Medical Licensing Board.

An Associate in this position may provide direct patient care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patients through the Rehabilitation Services department.

Evaluation and treatment as well as documentation of patient progress is required as well as the ability to communicate with patients, family, physicians and hospital associates.

Supervision of students, physical therapist assistants and monitoring of rehabilitation technicians is also required.

In addition the associate must adhere to established organizational and departmental policies and safety guidelines and possess problem solving abilities, excellent customer service skills and Patient First characteristics.

The associate must assist in maintaining a safe working environment throughout the facility and be available for on-call and call-back responsibilities, as required.

Responsibilities

  • Must have the ability to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accomodation.

  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and technical skill necessary for providing competent, comprehensive patient care as well as display behavior which promotes good guest relations to patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers.
  • Must be able to communicate and comprehend the English language and posess keyboarding skills for computer documentation.

  • Is responsible for the evaluation and treatmment of inpatients and outpatients as well as the development of a rehabilitation program that meets the parameters of the referring physician.

  • Must be able to teach/instruct patients, families and colleagues.

  • Is responsible for accurate documentation that meets state, federal and facility guidelines as well as participation in departmental meetings/activities.

  • Require knowledge of the healthcare system work environment and the role of the physical therapist in the health care team .


Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy and hold a current permanent or temporary license from the Indiana Medical Licensing Board;
  • Knowledge of the healthcare system, work environment and the role of the physical therapist in the healthcare team setting;
  • Ability to teach/instruct patients, families and colleagues;
  • Demonstrates knowledge and technical skill necessary for providing competent, comprehensive patient care.

  • CPR certified.

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