Physical Therapist

Job Number 68558
Posted 12/15/2019
Account Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital
Department Physical Therapy
Location |ME| Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, ME 04614
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8-5
Job Details


~ Out-Patient Opportunity ~

Physical Therapist meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.

Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.

Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.

Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.

Skills include: Physiological Knowledge, Strong computer skills, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Legal Compliance, Quality Focus, Bedside Manner, Clinical Skills, Pain Management, Persistence.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of physical therapy. Current ME license to practice as a physical therapist. Current BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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