Physical Therapist

Northern Light Mayo Hospital | Dover-Foxcroft, ME, United States

Posted Date 1/15/2021
Description


Northern Light Mayo Hospital

Department: Physical Rehabilitation

Position is located: Mayo Hospital

Work Type:PRN

FTE: 0.000100

Work Schedule:No Hours Assigned

Summary:
Requires direct patient care, and the ability to work closely with other departments, physicians, and health care providers. Clinical functions include assessment, planning implementation, and evaluating the care of all assigned clients. Meets all licensure and accreditation standards, and promotes teamwork with physicians and other personnel.

  • Responsibilities:
  • Effectively communicates job related information to all members of rehab team, families and patients.
  • Consults with physicians and caregivers to promote continuity of care.
  • Proof of BLS.
  • Demonstrates assessment techniques used for evaluating the following:
    o neuromuscular
    o musculoskeletal
    o sensorimotor
    o cardiovascular
    o respiratory functioning
  • Assess patient needs and administers treatments to prevent or adapt to disabilities, reports physical functioning, maintains muscle strength, and relieves pain.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of massage, exercise techniques, ultrasound, microwaves, infrared and ultraviolet radiation, electrical stimulation, heat and cold treatments.
  • Effectively teaches patients how to use prosthetics or other adaptive equipment.
  • Proper utilization of all equipment for job.
  • Maintains all equipment according to specifications.
  • Demonstrates proper use of body mechanics as required by job.
  • Uses all equipment, chemicals, or materials according to specifications.
  • Complies with all safety related guidelines and principles.
  • Charting responsibilities are performed with consideration of all members of department.
  • Complies with all safety related guidelines and principles.
  • Recognizes unsafe working conditions, and offers appropriate corrective actions.

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
* Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
* Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
* Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences' level.
* Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
* No previous experience required.
* Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.

Credentials:
Essential:
* Physical Therapist

Education:
Essential:
* Bachelor's Degree

Working conditions:
Essential:
* Potential exposure to hazardous materials.
* Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.
* Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.
* Continuous kneeling.
* Continuous sitting.
* Continuous standing.
* Continuous walking.



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

Industry
Healthcare

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