PT - Physical Therapist
2-4 years required
Performs patient care at minimum of Senior II Therapist level. See appropriate Senior II job description for patient care duties.
The frequency of patient care hours to be determined by Site Manager and may fluctuate per operational demands of unit.
Supports the Site Manager in the administrative and operational oversight of the therapy unit/s.
Works under the direction of and in absence of the Site Manager.
Human Resource responsibilities include: employee orientation, maintenance of unit orientation manual, mentoring, staff satisfaction, and performance management of employees up to coaching level.
Operational responsibilities include: staffing, scheduling, coordination of day to day activities, unit safety/regulatory compliance, employee mandatory education/health compliance, marketing and input to policy and procedures.
Oversees and coordinates therapy interventions delivered throughout the unit as directed by Site Manager.
Fiscal responsibilities include: materials management/purchasing of supplies within designated budget guidelines, billing audits.
Assures unit compliance with external regulatory body standards.
Assists with the implementation of performance improvement initiatives for unit.
Supervise, train and assess therapy students during onsite clinical affiliations.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Able to prepare and deliver lectures to therapy students at area academic programs on topics in area of clinical expertise.
Able to initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
***Important Note: Good Shepherd is a drug and tobacco free work environment. As a result, candidates selected for employment may be subject to a drug screen test, which includes nicotine***
GOOD SHEPHERD'S UNIVERSAL FLU PROGRAM
As a health-care provider, we have a professional and ethical obligation to protect our patients and residents from developing further complications.
To protect our patients and residents, Good Shepherd requires influenza (flu) vaccinations for all Associates, licensed independent practitioners, contracted, agency and temporary employees, students and volunteers.
Good Shepherd is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.