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Physical Therapist - PT - Acute Rehab

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Unit Description

We are accepting new grad PT's for this position!! Generous relocation/sign on bonus up to $6000.00 plus $7200 in Tuition Repayment!! Come join a great team in the beautiful state of Montana!
 

Care Site Description

St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
 
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
 
Fast Facts

  • Billings, Mont. (est. 1898)
  • Largest tertiary care hospital and Level II Trauma Center in Montana serving patients in eastern and south-central Mont. and northern Wyo.
  • 2,100 associates, 529 medical staff
  • 286 beds (201 are staffed)

 

Services & Expertise

  • Cancer Care
  • Children’s Healthcare
  • Comprehensive Regional Services
  • Neuroscience
  • Heart Center
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic Services
  • Women’s Services

St. Vincent Healthcare is an award-winning hospital providing person-centered care. We are People Healing People throughout the communities that we serve, especially the poor and vulnerable.

 
Visit: www.svh-mt.org


Description

In this position, the Physical Therapist assists in the treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities with the purpose of restoring or facilitating normal function or development in the patient.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Patient Care

  • Evaluates patients, schedules and establishes appropriate treatment goals and delivers skilled physical assessments and treatments effectively.
  • Delegates/supervises effectively within scope of authority to students, assistants and technicians.
  • Reassesses patient’s progress, revises treatment plan and modifies goals when appropriate.
  • Discharges patient when therapy services are no longer needed or beneficial.

Environment of Care  

  • Assists in orientation and training of new personnel using orientation checklist and department Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Contributes to maintaining all requirements needed for JCAHO/CARF accreditation and for successful state surveys

Documentation/Correspondence           

  • Documents assessments, discharge summaries and all daily treatments
  • Designs, explains and provides copy of discharge treatment and activity plan to patient, family, or caregiver
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from a Physical Therapy program
  • Current MT Physical Therapist license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position                                               
Organization: St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
Primary Location: MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
Department: SVB-IP-Physical Therapy
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 4/20/2017 10:59:58 PM
FTE: 1
Job Number: 17002599
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