Department: Physical Therapy
Status: Full Time
Hours: Day Shift
Must have graduated from an accredited Physical Therapy program and be licensed with The Missouri State Board of Healing Arts. Must maintain current BLS accreditation according to BCMH policy and procedures. Should possess age competency communication skills in order to deal effectively with all age groups. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language, other languages a plus
Job Summary -
The primary function of this position is to be responsible for evaluating a patient, developing a treatment plan, and administering and/or supervising all physical therapy activities related to a patient’s care based on a physician’s order.
This position is subject to long periods of standing, stooping, sitting, and bending. Position also subject to mental and emotional stressors, and must be able to see or hear, or use prosthetics that will enable these functions to operate. Must be able to deal with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and sometimes hostile individuals. Should be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs, if needed. This position also will be subject to patient lifting, and must perform approved BCMH lifting procedures on patients as required. Should be able to ambulate a patient and support and/or recover a patient’s balance if necessary.
Personal Characteristic Requirements -
Should possess the ability to deal tactfully and work harmoniously with co-workers, patients, visitors, and the general public. Should also possess excellent verbal and written communication, good phone and interpersonal skills. Must be dependable and independent worker with good problem solving skills. Should also work well in a team atmosphere, assisting co-workers as needed. Must have customer service skills of patience, tactfulness, and friendliness when dealing with others. Must be able to multi-task, remain calm in chaotic situations, and use independent judgment skills as needed.
Job Type: Full-time
Required license or certification:
- Missouri License