Physical Therapist – PRN

Physical Therapist – PRN

Available Opportunity at Kansas Heart Hospital

PRN Physical Therapist position in the acute care setting.  Looking to fill evaluation coverage on Fridays requiring anywhere from 0-4 hours dependent on the week. Also, to include a few days of the year with random hours Monday - Thursday to fill vacation, sick days, or needed extra coverage.

Job Title: Physical Therapist

Department: 7200 – Other Ancillary

Job Function: Assess patient medical history, evaluate symptoms and develop a rehabilitation plan that aligns with the patient’s personal needs and goals. Work directly with the patient to teach them different functional tasks and exercises intended to strengthen or stretch muscles as well as alleviate pain.

Job Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution
• Master’s degree in Physical Therapy preferred
• BLS training/certification
• Current license as certified physical therapist

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Consult with patients to learn about their physical condition and symptoms on multiple units, including Telemetry and ICU.
• Diagnose movement dysfunction and develop a treatment plan
• Teach patients how to properly use therapeutic exercise techniques
• Educate and instruct patients on post-surgical precautions
• Assist patients with the use of adaptive equipment and proper assistive device usage
• Assess patient vitals including pulse rate, respiration rate, blood pressure and pulse oximetry and make mobility decisions based on readings
• Maintain patient records and keeping track of goals and progress
• Advise the patient and family about in-home treatment options and exercises
• Interacts with patients/families, physicians, nurse, case management and other ancillary health staff
• Make discharge recommendations

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Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment drug screening program.

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