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Physical Therapist
Columbus, OH

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$65,000 - $95,000 / yr


TITLE: Physical Therapist
LOCATION: Columbus, OHIO
 
Would you like to work in a facility that will allow you to have work/life balance?
Would you like to be in a small community hospital and have impact on outcomes and not be just an employee of a large system?
Facility has been named a Top Workplace by Columbus CEO Magazine for the last 5 years.
Would you want to live within 3 large cities or even be able to live in 2 of them and have a 30 minute or less drive to work?
Summary:
The physical therapist is responsible for evaluation, treatment planning, treatment and discharge planning of patients to enhance strength, flexibility, range of motion, motor control, and reduce any pain, discomfort and swelling the patient is experiencing.
Supervises patient treatments by Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) and students.
Participates in performance improvement activities of the department and daily management of infection prevention and control activities.
Responsibilities:
-Evaluates the patient’s condition upon referral. Integrates data from a variety of assessment techniques to create a customized treatment plan including short term and long term goals.
-Provides safe and effective physical therapy treatment incorporating physical, mental, social and emotional components to achieve improved quality of life and a sense of independence. Demonstrates the ability to apply accurate therapeutic principles and practices. Uses appropriate technical knowledge and clinical judgment in observing patient’s reactions to treatments.
-Completes documentation timely to maximize compensation of physical therapy treatment.
-Demonstrates open and effective communication with other health care providers, patients and families. Treats patients and families with dignity and respect. Ensures confidentiality of patient records. Interacts professionally with patients and families and provides explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary.
-Maintains and operates equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and correctly. Follows department procedures for sterilizing equipment. Manages the facilities, materials, equipment and time necessary to the delivery of services.
-Exhibits knowledge of and complies with state, federal and American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) regulations as they pertain to this position and department. Performs physical therapy treatment abiding to the laws, rules, and code of ethics as established by the APTA.
-Participates in activities that promote hospital operations and departmental growth. Engages in continuing education and professional growth activities related to Physical Therapy.
Qualifications:
Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State of Ohio.
Experience preferred as a Physical Therapist. Prior pediatric experience is preferred as well.
BLS certification within 30 days of employment required.
Additional info:
The position is located west of Columbus.
This position is Monday-Friday(hours are primarily 8am-4:30pm and have some flexibility).
Person will work in both an inpatient and outpatient setting (probably 80/20 inpatient/outpatient ratio).
We would love to have someone with some inpatient experience
The range is 65K-98K depending on experience, and a full benefit package is offered.


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