Licensed Physical Therapist
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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Overview: Provides patient care by organizing and conducting
medically prescribed programs in order to achieve maximum
potential. Displays treatment skills practicing within the scope of
Missouri Practice Act and in compliance with all rules and
regulations with National Board and governing bodies in the State
of Missouri. Promotes growth and development of department by
assisting in special projects and/or coordinating activities in
patient care programs. Safety/Risk Management:
a. Implements treatment programs in a safe manner displaying a
variety of treatment skills in specific treatment modalities.
b. Performs patient care to acceptable standards of professional
ethics by respecting patient confidences and providing care to all
persons without regard to personality or medical problems.
c. Follows proper Policy & Procedure guidelines for Infection
Control and completion of incident reports.
d. Performs patient documentation and communicates with other areas
in a manner that meets all quality improvement requirements.
Coordination of Services:
a. Assists with marketing and coordinating workshops.
b. Participates in quality improvement/program evaluation
c. Assists with analyzing outcome data and providing suggestions
for action. Primary Aspects:
a. Accurately evaluates patients functional status and relevant
medical and psychosocial factors.
b. Establishes appropriate treatment plans using measurable
c. Prioritizes evaluation and treatment procedures to optimize
patient outcomes and goal achievement.
d. Modifies treatment or evaluation approaches as appropriate to
e. Utilizes support staff effectively. Complex Aspects:
a. Serves as a resource person.
b. Provides appropriate orientation to new staff.
c. Identifies new or updates programs inclusive of determining
appropriate policies and procedures, training staff, and monitoring
d. Acts as a clinical instructor for students. Communication
a. Provides patient and family education in a clear and concise
manner throughout care and at discharge.
b. Completes all necessary written documentation via notes,
conferences, charge entries - in a clear, concise, and timely
manner in accordance with department policies.
c. Demonstrates ability to orally communicate effectively with
other professional, patients, and family members. Technology:
a. Maintains current knowledge of technical and therapeutic
advances, and provides education to others.
- Education : Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Physical
- Licensure : Current Missouri physical therapy license or
- Experience :
- Certifications : Must be CPR certified.
- Other : Must be able to respond to emergency situations. We
Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO,
tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are
just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period! We're
bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of
your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to
pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience
through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're
expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a
positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step
with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid
to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part
of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we
encourage you to apply. Mercy has determined this is a
safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state
of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this
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