Physical Therapist

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a trusted provider of high quality, local health care. At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, we strive to be a premier employer, known for our strong commitment to high employee satisfaction scores while offering competitive salary and benefit packages. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics employs 185 team members and is proud to be called a Top 150 Workplace by the Des Moines Register three years in a row.

Job Description

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist to join our team.

Primary duties for this position include:

  • Acquires pertinent information relating to patient, administers appropriate assessment procedures according to standardized or recommended techniques, and establishes treatment program based upon assessment results and sets treatment goals and priorities in collaboration with patient/family.
  • Selects treatment activities that demonstrate a working knowledge of physical therapy theory; plans and implements a comprehensive therapeutic program using a variety of treatment techniques; re-evaluations/modifies treatment in response to changing patient needs; records all pertinent patient information relating to evaluation, treatment and charges according to clinic policy.
  • Maintains a high standard of professional accountability with respect to safety, efficiency, effectiveness, ethics, and legal issues; protects patient confidentiality in regard to medical, emotional and social status.
  • Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication with patients and their families, medical staff, colleagues and the public; participates effectively as a team member in clinics, rounds, discharge planning and patient care conferences.
  • Understands and complies with universal precautions, safety and risk policies and procedures.
  • Consults with other members of rehabilitation team to select treatment programs consistent with needs and capabilities of individual and to coordinate comprehensive services delivery.
  • Maintains positive relationships with the health care team, patient, and family.
  • Supervises physical therapist assistants in accordance with the state regulations.
  • Satisfactory completion of on-the-job orientation and competency skills checklist.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ongoing compliance with MCHC educational and training requirements.
  • Adheres to the MCHC mission, vision, values, and Standards of Behavior.
  • Maintains patient and hospital confidentiality.
  • Promotes and maintains positive relationships with patients, visitors, coworkers, and providers.
  • Actively participates in department huddles, in-services, meetings, and educational opportunities.
  • Follows all departmental policies and procedures and adheres to departmental budget.
Requirements
  • Certified Bachelor’s or Master’s or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.
  • Current and unrestricted physical therapy license or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa.
  • Working knowledge of the current Board of Physical Therapy Laws, Rules and State Practice Act.
  • Understands HIPAA regulations and privacy of patient information.
  • Basic life support (BLS) and mandatory reporting certified or within 90 days of hire.
  • Overall attention to detail, organizational ability, and ability to prioritize.
  • The ability to work in teams and communicate accurately and clearly.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient in English in order to communicate with patients, families, and other caregivers.

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Allstate Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS
  • Generous PTO Package

Pre-employment drug screening and DCI checks required. E.O.E

Job Schedule

Full-time, 40 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 6580 165th St Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-1756 | Fax: (641) 932-1671 | Web: www.mchalbia.com