Physical Therapist - Transitional Care Unit
Altru Health System Clinic
Grand Forks , ND 58202
Posted 3 weeks ago
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The Physical Therapist is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in compliance with licensure standards. The therapist works with an interdisciplinary team that contributes towards a patient directed goal, identifies potential barriers to discharge, and ongoing therapy services. The Physical Therapist provides patient centered care while exercising judgment to plan, organize, and prioritize workload. # # Essential Job Functions Title and Description # # # Intervention Plan Evaluates, develops, and implements an intervention plan using methods that are effective and are meaningful to the patient#s plan of care through remediation/restoration, compensation/adaptation, disability prevention and health promotion. # Patient Goal Provides intervention, evaluation and documentation of goal progress, modifies intervention methods as need, and works with therapy team members to achieve patients# goal. # PT A - Patient Education Orients patients, family and/or other appropriate parties to the purpose and procedures of the physical therapy evaluation and treatment. Provides appropriate patient/family education and teaching, under the supervision of a Therapist. # Supervision Provides supervision for therapy assistants and other aides in a collaborative manner. # Discharge Plan Develops and documents a discharge plan when patient has reached goals, achieved maximum benefit from therapy or does not desire to continue service. Provides appropriate follow-up resources, services and training of patient and family members as appropriate. # PT - Documents Obtains and documents appropriately all required and pertinent patient information, including precautions, orders, and initial plan of care. # PT RTS - Third Party Payers Meets requirements of third party payers by including appropriate documentation following window periods and other insurance guidelines. # Pain Assessment Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. # Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. # Safety # Compliance Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment. # # Behavior Standards
We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching. Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment.
Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience. Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors. Listen: We will listen and seek to understand.
Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care. Respect: We will treat each other with respect. Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely. # # License, Certification # Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By # Physical Therapist Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Physical Therapist North Dakota State Examining Committee for Physical Therapy Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Driver#s License with Acceptable Driving Record Drivers License
Current State Licensed Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Notes # # Education # Experience # Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred # # # # # # Experience # Experience Required/Preferred # # A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred # Knowledge # Skills Title Required/Preferred # # # # Physical Demands Activity Frequency # Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Continuously (#67%) Climb Rarely (#5%) Crawl Occasionally (5-33%) Squat/Crouch/Kneel Frequently (34-66%) Twist Frequently (34-66%) Handle/Finger/Feel Continuously (#67%) See Continuously (#67%) Hear Continuously (#67%) # Weight Demands Activity Amount # Lift
Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Medium (20-40 pounds) # Working Conditions Condition Frequency # Indoor Continuously (#67%) Outdoor Not Applicable Extreme Temperature Not Applicable # Functional Assessment Type # D # #