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Physical Therapist, Full-Time

Company: Think Whole Person Healthcare
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

In common mission, our teams work together with our patients at the center. We strive to continuously improve. We value one another's diversity of talent, experience, and perspective. We each contribute to something bigger than ourselves while promoting integrity, belonging, and collaboration.
Role Summary:
This individual will be the patient's partner throughout restoring motion and ensuring that the client will function at their personal best. You will maximize the quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, diagnosis, treatment or intervention, and rehabilitation.

  • Meet the patient's goals and needs and provide quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
  • Help patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
  • Complete discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Assure continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Accurately document and maintain clinical records, maintain patient confidentially and following HIPAA compliance.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Provides crisis intervention.
  • Knowledge of biomechanics, anatomy and physical rehabilitation.
  • Skill in communicating in a professional manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in planning, organizing, time management.
  • Skill in using a computer and a variety of software, including Electronic Health Records (EHR) software, Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • Skill in managing multiple priorities and problem solving.
  • Ability able to safely and effectively administer physical modalities; including but not limited to electrical stimulation, ice and moist heat, ultrasound and iontophoresis/phonphoresis.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet established goals and objectives.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of professional and personal integrity.
  • Ability to convey professional demeanor and sound judgment in dealing with patients' care, protection of patient privacy, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to translate general administrative guidelines into specific action.
  • Ability to act as a good representative of the company.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
    Successful completion from an accredited Physical Therapy program and a current, unrestricted license to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Nebraska without any previous actions by the board or other governing body. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in out-patient physical therapy setting preferred with experience in general orthopedics, neck and spine rehabilitation, balance and fall prevention, and gait and mobility.
    NOTE: The information above is a reflection of the general nature of job duties. From time to time, additional duties may be assigned.
    Think Whole Person Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Think Whole Person Healthcare, Omaha , Physical Therapist, Full-Time, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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