Woodbury, Minnesota 55125

Job Description

Posted Date

10 May, 2012

Requisition Number: WW-12542Job Title: PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Site Overview:
Woodwinds Health Campus - Located in Woodbury, Woodwinds Health Campus, blends high tech with high touch in a community hospital setting that specializes in Orthopaedic, Maternity, and Emergency Care. As part of HealthEast’s commitment to integrative health, patients are provided a range of healing arts therapy, such as guided imagery, essential oils, and healing touch.

Department Overview:
PHYSICAL THERAPY High energy team of OT's, PT's and PTA's that provide quality care to inpatient population. Caseload is varied with a strong orthopedic base. Experience joint camp, an interdisciplinary, fun approach to total joint replacement recovery.

Work Location:
Woodwinds Health CampusContract: Non-contract

Job Category:
RehabilitationSpecific Area of Interest: Physical Therapist


Authorized Hours - Minimum Per Two Weeks: 0
Authorized Hours - Maximum Per Two Weeks:

Work Hours:
Work Hours/Schedule(For Example: 7:00am-3:30pmor Every other weekend) Weekends included

Primary Function & Major Responsibilities Evaluation and treatment of clients using physical therapy procedures to derive maximum potential benefit.Plans and implements treatment programs to ensure effective care of patients.Evaluates patient with the appropriate testing procedures to progress patient as ongoing evaluation indicates.Directs aides/assistants as required to assure quality patient care.Completes accurate and timely documentation and record keeping as required.Instructs patient and family and participates in discharge planning.Consults with referring practitioner to ensure quality care and treatments are provided to patients.Involves patient and/or family in goal setting in order to facilitate their active participation in treatment.Remains current on evaluations, treatment techniques, procedures, and other related topics.May supervise physical therapy or physical therapist assistant students.Provides good customer service to patients, staff and visitors. Functions within departmental policies, beliefs, and philosophies.Utilizes routine safety and infection control measures to ensure safe delivery of patient treatments.Attends and participates in meetings relating to patient care, quality assurance, infection control, internal affairs, etc., as scheduled for all staff.Attendance per HealthEast policy.Dress code per HealthEast policy.Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job to ensure appropriate maintenance of all privacy related issues.Performs all other related duties as requested to meet departmental needs.

Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program.

None.Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Good written and oral communication skills;Ability to stand and/or walk 90% of 8 hour shift;Ability to bend, reach, and assist with transfers. Be able to lift 50 pounds;Good organizational skills;Good interpersonal skills;Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status, and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s needs in relation to age and to provide the care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures.Regular/Temporary

Status: Regular

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Position Status: Casual/On CallEmployee

Referral Bonus Eligible: No

Sign-On Bonus: No

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