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Outpatient Physical Therapist Assistant In Motion PT Hanbury

Requisition R120078 Market Chesapeake, Virginia Department Physical Therapy - Hanbury - Maryview Shift Days/Evenings Schedule Full-time

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Bon Secours

About Us

As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Bon Secours exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Bon Secours seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position :

The associate shall be responsible for providing therapeutic interventions under the direction of a Physical Therapist, therapeutic interventions in a team environment consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. The associate shall also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible team fashion.

Essential Functions:

Provide age appropriate therapeutic interventions.

Evaluate patient response to treatment and document the course of patient care in the electronic medical record including progress made and continuing need for treatment.

Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that support continued functional independence and document same in the electronic medical record.

Quality Management Area

  • Participate in program quality management activities.
  • Collect performance improvement data.
  • Participate in survey preparation activities.
  • Participate in department safety activities.
  • Contribute to the delivery of cost-effective care.

Professional/Leadership Area

  • Participate in continuing education/professional development activities to include mentoring students and volunteers.
  • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, coworkers and others.
  • Adhere to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, and Bon Secours Virginia Health System.
  • Contribute to marketing activities.
  • Maintain licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable professional organizations as required.

Team Area

  • Participate in team business meetings.
  • Assist the physical therapist in providing team members with inservice/cross-training on physical therapy knowledge and skill areas as needed.
  • Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of department clinical/administrative functions.
  • Collaborative participation with the interdisciplinary team as applicable.
  • Participates as a team member by performing additional assignments not directly related to the job description when workload requires and as requested by supervisor.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Patient Population

The following must be included in all position descriptions that involve direct or indirect patient care.  This is a Joint Commission requirement.  Also, select the age of the patient population served:

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.  

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.

Neonates (0-4 weeks)

Adolescents (13-17 years)

Infant (1-12 months)

Adults (18-64 years).

Pediatrics (1-12 years)

Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Not applicable to this position.

Education Qualifications

2 Year/ Associates Degree

Specialty/Major:

graduate of an APTA approved Associate’s degree program or shall have completed equivalent training

Licensure/Certification Required:

State license is required

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Experience in working with an adult and geriatric population is necessary.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

Experience with an outpatient program/services and pediatric/adolescent populations is desirable, but not necessary

Combination of post-secondary education and experience in lieu of a degree.

V.Working Conditions

This section addresses the physical environment in which the employee will perform the work.

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.

Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.

General office environment.

May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids. *

May be required to use physical restraints.

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials. * 

May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.

May have periods of constant interruptions.

Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.

Prolonged periods of working alone.

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* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

VI.Physical Requirements

Physical Demands

Frequency

0%

1-33%

34-66%

67-100%

Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.)

Lifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.)

Push/ Pull (0-50 lbs.)

Push/ Pull (50-100 lbs.)

Stoop, Kneel

Crawling

Climbing

Balance

Bending

Work Position

Sitting

Walking

Standing

VII.Additional Physical Requirements/ Hazards

Physical Requirements

Hazards

Select if a physical requirement for this job.

Select if a potential hazard for this job.

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

Depth perception

Perform shift work

Use of Latex Gloves

Maneuver weight of patients

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Reach above shoulder

Exposure to dust/fumes

Repetitive arm/hand movements

Exposure to potential electrical shock

Finger Dexterity

Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy

Color Vision

Exposure to high pitched noises

Acuity – far

Gaseous risk exposure

Acuity – near

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Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Evenings

Department:

Physical Therapy - Hanbury - Maryview

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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