Please note that this position will provide coverage for both inpatient and outpatient PT at Northern Light Mercy Hospital. Job Summary:Under the guidance of the Physical Rehabilitation Supervisor, the Physical Therapist performs evaluations, plans and implements physical rehabilitative treatment using physical agents and therapeutic exercise on adolescent/adult through geriatric patients. This done upon physician referrals and in accordance with department protocols. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.Job Requirements:State of Maine license as Physical Therapist and registration with State of Maine Board of Examiners is required. Graduate Physical Therapists require Supervisor's Affidavit approved by the State of Maine Board of Examiners. Current or previous Ortho experience highly preferred. Healthcare Provider/Professional Rescuer certification within 90 days of hire is required.Education enabling State of Maine license as Physical Therapist and registration with State of Maine Board of Examiners is required. Must act independently and use initiative and judgment to handle a multiple caseload while treating patients in various levels of physical ability. The incumbent must have the judgment and flexibility to deal professionally with differing physician treatment ideologies. Must have a high level of analytical and problem solving skills to gather and evaluate data, develop and manage treatment.
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