Float Physical Therapist
Oklahoma City, OK 
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Description

A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Kindred Healthcare and Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the Great Plains region who need continued care to recover completely.

You have specialized skills and our patients in Oklahoma City need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

This Physical Therapist position will work at our Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital North and our Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital South.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state where the hospital is located.
  • Inpatient rehab experience preferred
  • Current BLS/CPR Card.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapist Assistants and Therapy techs. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual.
  • Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed.
  • Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Formulates and updates patient specific plan of care for physical therapy
  • Reports patient progress and barriers to discharge in each patient team conference
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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