Physical Therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant (PRN)

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics has been honored as a Top Workplace for the eighth consecutive year! Out of countless contenders, Monroe County Hospital & Clinics proudly clinched the 5th best workplace title in the highly competitive mid-sized employer category. In addition to local recognition, Monroe County Hospital & Clinics received the prestigious National Healthcare Industry Top Workplace award. This national recognition highlights our dedication to excellence and innovation in the healthcare industry.  We owe these accomplishments to our incredible team, whose dedication and hard work continue to make Monroe County Hospital & Clinics an outstanding place to work.

 

Job Schedule

PRN (as needed)

Job Description

Primary duties for this position (Physical Therapist) 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.

Primary duties for this position (Physical Therapist Assistant) include:

    • Administers patient care under the supervision of the physical therapist. This includes, but not limited to, the therapeutic application of modalities such as ultrasound, hot and cold packs, electrical stimulation, paraffin application, hydrotherapy, therapeutic exercise, transfer and gait training and wound care.
    • Records all pertinent patient information relating to treatment, objective changes and charges according to department policy.
    • The assistant will assist the physical therapist in the administration of individual treatment programs.
    • The assistant relays the appropriate information to the therapist and suggests alternatives to treatment.
    • 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 rehab department to select treatment programs consistent with needs and capabilities of individual and to coordinate comprehensive services delivery.
    • Satisfactory completion of on-the-job orientation and competency skills checklist.
Job Requirements

Physical Therapist:

  • 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.

Physical Therapist Assistant:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current and unrestricted licensure as a physical therapist assistant by the state of Iowa
  • Completion of accredited physical therapist assistant program.
  • 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.

 

DCI checks required. E.O.E

Location

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