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Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapist in Lexington, Kentucky

Overview

Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

*Sign On Bonus up to $15,000 and Student Loan Payback up to $24,000 for Eligible Hires*

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE

Assess, plan and implement specific treatment programs for individual patients and patient groups according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. Provides patient care/service based on identified needs/developmental level for all patient populations. Care/services includes recognition, monitoring and intervention as appropriate for age-specific and/or other individual patient needs.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

  2. Evaluates assigned patients within the guidelines established by the physician and in compliance with departmental policies and procedures.

  3. Implements competent treatment and performs regular reassessments for the purpose of treatment modification, to maximize patient’s potential for functional independence, all in accordance of departmental standards.

  4. Completes all required documentation and maintains pertinent records of all assigned patients, in order to be in compliance with Joint Commission, CARF, Medicare, and all other regulatory requirements.

  5. Demonstrates the ability to be efficient and productive by organizing job duties and responsibilities.

  6. Maintains effective communication regarding Therapy programs and departmental issues.

  7. Maintains equipment and environment in a safe and orderly manner.

  8. Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth and competency.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education for Staff Job Levels: Bachelor or Master in Physical Therapy from a school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Required Licensure and Certifications: Licensed in the state of Kentucky, BLS.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication, good time management skills, and minimum 2 years of experience in a Rehab or hospital setting.

Pay Range

$33.52 - $48.60 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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