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Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
The incumbent shall be responsible for providing under the direction of a Physical Therapist, therapeutic interventions in a team environment consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.
The incumbent shall also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible team fashion.
The incumbent shall be a graduate of an APTA approved associates degree program or shall have completed equivalent training, and meets the practice requirements of the appropriate state.
Experience in working with an adult and geriatric population is necessary.
Experience with an outpatient program/services and pediatric/adolescent populations is desirable, but not necessary
Essential Job Functions
Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions as directed by the physical therapist.
Monitor patient response to treatment.
Document the course of patient care in the electronic medical record including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that support continued functional independence and document same in the electronic medical record.
Collaborate with the occupational therapist to develop new methods of delivering education to patients and family.
IV.Other Job Functions
Quality Management Area
Participate in program quality management activities.
Collect performance improvement data.
Participate in survey preparation activities.
Participate in department safety activities.
Contribute to the delivery of cost effective care.
Participate in continuing education/professional development activities to include mentoring students and volunteers.
Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, coworkers and others.
Adhere to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations and Bon Secours Virginia Health System.
Contribute to marketing activities.
Maintain licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable professional organizations as required.
Participate in team business meetings.
Assist the physical therapist in providing team members with inservice/cross-training on physical therapy knowledge and skill areas as needed.
Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of department clinical/administrative functions.
Participates as a team member by performing additional assignments not directly related to the job description when workload requires and as requested by supervisor.
Collaborative participation with the interdisciplinary team as applicable.
Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.
Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
And much more
*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status
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Bon Secours is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://BSMHealth.org) and is a not-for-profit Catholic health system sponsored by Bon Secours Ministries and founded by the Sisters of Bon Secours. With operations in Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Kentucky, Florida and New York, Bon Secours owns, manages, or joint ventures 20 hospitals and 27 post-acute care facilities or agencies including skilled nursing facilities, home care and hospice services, and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to alleviate human suffering, Bon Secours has developed more than 800 affordable housing units for low income families.
Bon Secours has more than 24,000 employees and has been recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace for six consecutive years. The Mission of Bon Secours is to bring compassion to health care and to be Good Help to Those in Need, especially those who are poor and dying. For more information, visit www.BonSecours.com .
Bon Secours Mercy Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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