Physical Therapist I - PT - Rehab Services - Sports Ortho
Company: MidMichigan Health
Posted on: January 14, 2020
More meaningful. More rewarding. More than just another day at
Injury, illness, pain or physical challenges can affect people's
ability to perform and enjoy life's tasks and activities. At
MidMichigan Health, our therapists apply their training and
experience to restore and enhance people's lives. We are committed
to providing excellent customer service and individualized care. As
part of our team you have the opportunity to help patients achieve
their personal goals and highest level of function and performance
to help move them towards a better life. Our specialized programs
including cancer rehabilitation, incontinence program, lymphedema
therapy, Parkinson's therapy, spine care and vestibular program,
along with many others, put our patients at the focus of everything
We will support you with career-long training and coaching to
develop your skills. With rehab services located in Alma, Alpena,
Clare, Edmore, Freeland Gladwin, Harrison, Houghton Lake, Ithaca,
Midland, Mount Pleasant & West Branch you will have opportunities
all across the region. We offer flexible scheduling and a
supportive environment for employees. At MidMichigan Health, you
will live your passion for delivering the highest quality patient
care, and you will do it in a team-oriented environment with
diverse opportunities for professional growth.
FTE: 1.0 Full Time/ 80 hours per pay
Day Shift: Hours per schedule
Weekend & Holiday Rotation: Per schedule
NOTE: This position is located at our Campus Ridge O/P facility and
would cover a range of patients, however Sports Ortho experience
would be preferred.
This position delegates responsibility to the Physical Therapist
Assistant, Athletic Trainers and Aides. Activities of this position
are patient focused and utilize assessment, planning, intervention,
and evaluation in accordance with physical therapy standards,
physician orders, and governing policies and procedures.
(20%)* Evaluates the patient's function by performing
formal/informal testing measures to determine the skeletal,
neurological, respiratory, and cardiovascular status.
(20%)* Develops a goal specific treatment regime based on
assessment data and the patient's tolerance to carry-out the
treatment plan as prescribed.
(20%)* Submits a written treatment regime to be included as part of
the plan of treatment authorized by and coordinated with the
physician. Updates plan of care as needed to reflect changes in
patient status. Co-signs verbal orders received by physical
therapist assistant as necessary.
(20%)* Devises a schedule of treatment, which is frequency and
duration specific to be discussed with patient/family/caregiver and
coordinated with clinical support staff.
(20%)* Educates patient, family, and/or caregiver regarding
pathology or condition, patient alternatives, prognosis, and
rationale for treatment through forms of rest, exercise,
modalities, and other indicated interventions.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides supervision for Physical Therapist Assistants, Certified
Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapy Aides, Home Health Aides and
students per affiliate and regulatory standards.
Recommends adaptive/supportive equipment based on assessment;
contacts appropriate representative and/or supplier to place order
and assists in securing equipment for patient.
Documents the patient/family/caregiver response to treatment and
changes in patient condition per affiliate documentation policies
and/or standards and in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Completes daily documentation necessary for billing procedures per
affiliate policy and in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Provides treatment intervention and demonstrates competence to
facilitate or restore optimal functioning specific to therapist's
patient care area.
Educates patient/family/caregiver in home education program using
relevant and effective teaching methods.
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication with all
internal and external customers to maximize quality of patient care
including coordination with interdisciplinary team members.
Promotes education and development among staff, students, and other
health care providers using relevant and effective teaching
Promotes process improvement. Assists with program development.
Participates in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as
Promote physical therapy within MidMichigan Health and service
area, participating in and providing community education.
Function as case manager for assigned cases.
Demonstrates commitment to MidMichigan Health and specific
affiliate mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of
service, and teamwork.
Maintains confidentiality of patient and affiliate information in
accordance with MidMichigan Health and affiliate policies and
Other duties as assigned.
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and
employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft--
An employee may be required to participate in further learning
opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
- Bachelors Degree Physical Therapy minimum required.
* Doctorate Physical Therapy preferred.
- Physical Therapist State of Michigan
- Basic Life Support
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Successful completion of MidMichigan Health and affiliate specific
Successful completion of new hire competency.
Current Michigan driver license and access to reliable
transportation with the ability to drive under hazardous road
conditions as necessary for specific patient care area.
Interpersonal skills needed for effective verbal and written
communication in the English language to interact with people
individually and in a group at all levels.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating problem solving and
organizational skills, time management skills and initiative.
Mandatory tuberculosis (TB) testing is required and must be done
Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is
required and must be completed annually according to the Exposure
Ability to work where employee may be exposed to communicable
Ability to use personal protective equipment correctly.
Ability to perform essential job functions with reasonable
Ability to demonstrate and teach selected treatment routines to
appropriate professional and non-professional individuals.
Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex
materials or appropriate substitute if required for your
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted
device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as
outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May
require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially
infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne
pathogen and TB testing as required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these
movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Medium. Must be able to occasionally (0-33%
of the workday) lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the
workday 20 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and
constantly (67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs.Apply!
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