Therapist, Physical – Full Time #45928


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Posted Date: October 20th, 2017

Job Description:

The Rehabilitation Services Physical Therapist will communicate timely, clearly and in a professional manner with staff, patients, patient family members, physicians and other internal/external customers. The staff member will demonstrate skills in listening, conflict management, system problem solving, decision-making and process improvement. The therapist will practice in compliance with professional standards and professional code of ethics. The Physical Therapist is responsible for assuring that the PNHS values as defined by the PNHS mission statement are achieved through daily departmental operations. This includes, but is not limited to, direct patient care, professional growth and development, outcome/competency monitoring, compliance with professional organizations, regulatory standards and regulatory agencies; and participating in process improvements to advance patient care outcomes and satisfaction.

Participates in basic department development expectations for three professional pursuits, which must be some combination of the following: community event, clinical profession, a presentation and/or program, project or committee participation.

Therapists that qualify for senior or clinical specialist status also serve as a mentor and clinical link between staff and supervisor/manager regarding department policies, procedures, and events. These team members are required to meet clinical ladder category expectations that may be achieved during the scheduled work day or through involvement in professional activities outside of their scheduled work day.

Education/Experience:

1. Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy
2. Recommend experience as a Physical Therapist preferably in a medical setting.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Certification/Licenses:

1. Licensed with the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
2. Recommend membership in related professional organization such as the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Minnesota Chapter of APTA, or the AACVPR/MNACVPR.
3. Individuals are responsible for the travel arrangements required to meet the expectations of the position.
4. Clinical Specialists require national certification in specialty area by professional organization.

Additional Comments/Requirements:

Experience treating patients with concussion preferred.

Union Name: Non-Union

Job Code: P217

Department: Physical Therapy

Job Number: 45928

Status: Full Time

Work Schedule: Days, Evenings or Weekends per clinic schedule

Site: TRIA Physical Therapy and Education Center

Hours/Pay Period: 80

Benefit Eligible: Yes