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Kenaitze Indian Tribe Physical Therapist in Kenai, Alaska

Job Title:iPhysical TherapistiRevision Date:i06/14/2018Dept./ Program:iWellnessiEmployment Status:iFull TimeDivision:iHealth SystemsiFLSA Status:iExempt-ProfessionalReports to:iPrimary Care DirectoriSchedule:iExemptPreference:iTERO Ordinance 2017-01, P.L. 93-638Job Summary: The Physical Therapist is responsible to provide physical therapy assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and implementation, staff consultation, and group visit participation. Assist customers (un'ina) who have injury, illness, or de-conditioned state to improve their movement, manage their pain, and contribute to their overall wellness employing a variety of treatment modalities. Provide direction of the Physical Therapy Assistant in implementing physical therapy treatment plans, and collaborates with Fitness staff with the goal of preventing un'ina's loss of mobility by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs to encourage healthier choices and more active lifestyles.EssentialiFunctions: Provide quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results, and determining physical therapy treatment plans in collaboration with the integrated care teamAssist un'ina to accomplish treatment plan by prescribing and supervising therapeutic treatment modalities, providing instruction, and adjusting plan at various stages to achieve maximum benefitObtain un'ina informed consent to proposed interventions including risks, benefits, and any reasonable alternatives.Advise Fitness personnel regarding individual treatment plans and maintain collaborative communicationDevelop and conduct in-service training programs for wellness and integrated care team staffProvide un'ina with information or resources as requested, and facilitate warm transfer/referral to appropriate care team memberEffectively utilize electronic health record to document physical therapy and wellness servicesProvide un'ina-centered action planning utilizing motivational interviewing principlesMaintain professional and technical knowledge by attending education workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societiesParticipate in care team training and learning activitiesProvide input into fitness and wellness oriented program planning, implementation, educational support resources, and evaluation with an emphasis on best practice guidelines and wellness promotionMaintain a personal level of physical, mental, and spiritual wellness appropriate to serve as a role modelIt is the intent of this job description to highlight the essential functions of the position; however, it is not an all-inclusive list. The incumbent may be called upon and required to follow or perform other duties and tasks requested by his/her supervisor, consistent with the purpose of the position, department, and/or Kenaitze Indian Tribe's objectives.WorkingiConditions:Medium work - exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Physical Requirements:Stand or Sit (Stationary Position)Walk (Move, Traverse)Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)Climb (stairs/ladders or balance (ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl (Position self (to), Move)Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange Information)See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess)Taste/Smell (Detect, Distinguish, Determine)Pushing or PullingRepetitive MotionHazards and Atmospheric Conditions:NoiseOSHA Categories:Category I - Duties performance routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissueEquipment and Tools:Physical therapy, gym, and exercise equipment, Computer, scanner fax, copier, and other office equipmentDrive KIT or Personal Vehicle: Posses a valid driver's licenseTravel:LocalIn

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