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Physical Therapist Outpatient - Hiram

Paulding Hospital • Hiram, Georgia • Day Shift • Full Time • JR-7912


The Physical Therapist Outpatient - Hiram is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses – are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.

  • Full Time
  • Day Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Physical Therapist Outpatient - Hiram:

  • Collaborative
  • Time Efficient
  • Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Facility: Paulding Hospital

Job Summary:

The physical therapist assesses, plans, organizes and participates in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury. Services are provided across the full continuum and rendered in a cost conscious, quality focused and customer oriented manner. Compliance with all applicable regulatory standards is also required in this role.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Patient Assessment

- In collaboration with the physician, responsible for the establishment and ongoing evaluation of treatment programs, plan of care, goals and discharge plans for the patients as related to the physical therapy needs of the patient.
- Establishes a plan of care in conjunction with the patient and/or family members.
- Establishes realistic discharge plan incorporating patient and/or family member goals. Treatment Planning and Provision of Care

- Implements the physical therapy treatment plan
- Selects appropriate treatment activities to progress patient towards goals.
- Revises goals/plan of care with patient/family input
- Provides ongoing patient/family education and training
- Provides discharge instructions, follow-up and referral to community resources as appropriate
- Acts as a referral source for staff, families, physicians on services and equipment related to rehabilitation services. Documentation

- Documents the evaluation and plan of care according to departmental guidelines
- Documents each treatment session according to departmental protocols
- Completes and submits family education, discharge and other required documentation within facility and program guidelines General requirements

- Adheres to ethical business practices by striving to perform in a manner that conforms to the highest standards of ethical behavior, integrity and honesty.
- Embraces diversity and demonstrates the ability to work together.
- Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
- Maintains attendance/punctuality in accordance with system policy and procedure.
- Adheres to departmental dress code policy, including wearing and displaying ID badge appropriately.
- Communicates information effectively both verbally and in writing with all team members.
- Attends and participates in staff meetings, required in services, process improvement activities, and other meetings as requested.
- Organizes workload to complete responsibilities in an appropriate and timely manner.
- Utilizes materials and equipment in a safe and cost-effective manner.
- Observes infection prevention precautions Customer Service

- Strives to help lead the industry through vision, technology, innovation and customer service.
- Strives to make a difference in the lives of our employees and patients.
- Consistently applies AIDET principles in all interactions with patients.
- Encourages a positive environment and experience for co-workers and patients. Treats patients and fellow team members with respect. Fosters teamwork with trust, support and collaboration.
- Demonstrates knowledge of service recovery principles and implements appropriately Professional Development

- Participates in professional development and mandatory education activities.
- Completes core and annual competencies according to established departmental timelines.
- Completes all educational requirements required by discipline to maintain licensure.
- Participates in orientation and training of new employees.
- Completes all mandatory hospital and/or system mandatory requirements

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate from an accredited physical therapy program Required and
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy Required or
Master's Degree in Physical Therapy Required or
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Required

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

Physical Therapist 1.00 Required
Basic Life Support 2.00 Required

Required Minimum Skills:

Effective communication skills, customer service focused, team oriented, and basic computer skills.

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