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Bon Secours Mercy Health Physical Therapist - Outpatient Physical Therapy - St. Rita's Medical Center - Part Time in Lima, Ohio

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Performs patient evaluations, re-evaluations and establishes patient treatment plan based upon the referral from the physician / referral source. Documents the patients’ care and directs supportive staff regarding treatment process. Provides leadership to Physical Therapy Assistants, Students, Rehab aides and Volunteers.

  • Reviews physician referral, patient’s condition and medical history to determine physical therapy treatment needs.

  • Performs and documents patient evaluation, re-evaluation and develops treatment and discharge plans.

  • Plans and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatments to patients.

  • Plans programs involving physical agents, directs care and performs treatments for various physical activities.

  • Modifies treatment goals and plan of care as appropriate. Involved in patient care conferences as appropriate.

  • Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.

  • Responsible for overall management of patient cases including communication and coordination of care with the treatment team.

  • Precepts in the direction and evaluation of clinical experience /internship of students from participating colleges or universities.

  • Orients, instructs and directs the work activities of assistants, rehab aides, students and volunteers.

  • Stays abreast of current developments and new technology in physical therapy.

  • Instructs, motivates and assists patients to perform various physical activities and with use of assistive devices.

  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values. Adheres to standards and policies, laws and regulations. Demonstrated the ABC’s of Mercy Health Culture. Holds self and others accountable.

4 year/Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy Required

Licensed in the State of Ohio PT/OT/AT Board

CPR Certification

Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with co-workers, physicians, patients and families. Analytical abilities to evaluate patient condition, capabilities and progress. Complies with all applicable laws and regulations and practices.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

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Physical Therapy - St. Rita's - PMR OP

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