Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 7:17 PM
Job DescriptionThe Physical Therapist, Level I demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant and the commitment to Keeping our Promise of Caring.Responsible to provided a full range of physical therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and interventions in a manner consistent with qualifications and standards of practice. This individual assigns and supervises technical aspects of patient care as delegated and supervised to the Physical therapist assistant/Athletic trainer. Demonstrates excellent customer service. Greets & services patients and family in a courteous, professional manner. Ensures that customer needs are addressed and expectations are met and/or exceeded. Contributes to organization success targets from patient satisfactions, quality outcomes and net operating margin. Assures patient/therapist/physician communications are accurate and complete. Assist patient/family/physician with questions or concerns as it relates to coordination of care and progress. Performs evaluation and synthesizes data collection by self and others in an ongoing systematic manner focusing on the patients status Formulates and coordinates a goal directed plan of care which is based on determined diagnosis and identified patient care needs. Delegates, supervises and implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner. Collaborates effectively with all disciplines to facilitate patient outcomes, readiness for discharge and discharge needs. Maintains a clean and orderly patient/staff environment. Removes from service, labels and reports all malfunctioning equipment. Prioritizes issues and workload effectively Works effectively as both a team member and one on one Maintains confidentiality with information in the appropriate manner. Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice. Seeks validation of knowledge base, skill level, decision making as necessary and assertively seeks guidance in area of question. Provides leadership, direction, encouragement, and feedback on exemplary and unacceptable performance of peers. Maintains professional standards by actively participating in continuing education activities, quality management activities, in-services related to area of practice and age(s) of patient population. Adheres to budgetary practices. Attends/participates in departmental meetings/communications. Provides leadership as delegated to include expediting patient scheduling, participation in staff selection, contributes to peer performance evaluations, problem solves operational issues and formulates recovery strategies. Actively participates in orientation, supervision, training and evaluation of students and other staff. Displays high regard for personal dignity, diversity and uniqueness of individuals (Cultural/Religious Sensitivity; Confidentiality; Privacy; Age specific Needs). Remains flexible for patient care and program needs Seeks opportunities to support other members of the team when patient care volumes allow. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Formulates effective working relationships and communication with all staff, patients, families and others via written and/or verbal means. Demonstrates awareness and sensitively to patient/significant other rights, as identified within the organization. Functions with an awareness and application of safety as identified within the organization. Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care, department function and strives to manage situations in a reduced-risk manner. Maintains patient confidentiality. Demonstrates an understanding of appropriate emergency responses and the ability to remain calm.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Required: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program;Current licensure of Board of Physical Therapy registrationCurrent licensure in the State of Michigan.BLS certified or eligiblePreferred: Previous experience. Member of APTA & MPTAPreferred PM&R - therapy clinic experience in clinical setting of vacancyKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures and business operations and how they interrelate to other departments in the organizationDemonstrated knowledge of and ability to practically apply medical terminology, CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding, Office computer operationsThird party billing and appeal writingKnowledge of hospital and/or medical billing rules and insurance claim filing, insurance and/or account follow-up.Knowledge of medical and insurance terminology.Minimal typing skills of 40 words/ minute. Working knowledge and basic skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email.Must have strong written and oral communication skillsMust be a team player with the ability to work independently, as well as in small or large teamsProtects and maintains the confidential nature of informationWORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.Constant talking and hearing.Frequent lifting up to 25 lbs.Frequent standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, twisting, reaching, and handling.Occasionally lifting up to 100 lbs.Occasionally climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, squatting, crawling, and feeling.Company DescriptionCovenant HealthCare is a regional health care leader that offers a dynamic and supportive working atmosphere. Our workforce is comprised of a highly professional, diverse group of more than 4,000 individuals. We hold a high standard of patient care and support in our organization's success, which is why we believe that our staff plays a vital role in making Covenant HealthCare extraordinary.What makes a career at Covenant HealthCare so extraordinary?We are one of the largest, most comprehensive health care facilities north of metropolitan Detroit.We offer a broad spectrum of careers in services including cardiology, critical care, surgery, imaging and diagnostics, laboratory, oncology, orthopaedics, obstetrics, pediatrics, physical therapy, home health care and more.We offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, advancement and educational opportunities.We offer a culture rich in our Covenant WE CARE values.
• Location: Saginaw
• Post ID: 42269932 saginaw