Physical Therapist

Mercy

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This is a PRN Physical Therapist position with Mercy Hospital Fort Smith

 

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”

Overview:

 

The staff Physical Therapist upon the referral of a patient by a Medical Staff Member, evaluates the patient's functional abilities, develops functional treatment goals and times frames, establishes the patients rehabilitation potential, and develops a treatment program which will achieve the treatment goals. The incumbent shall asses in an ongoing manner the patient's response and effectiveness of treatment, modifying or discontinuing treatment as needed, conferring with the referring physician as necessary. The incumbent shall provide home treatment education and program development, written documentation of initial patient evaluations, progress notes, discharge notes, and other reports as requested. The incumbent shall safety and effectively provide professional patient care services. The incumbent shall address appropriately the age specific needs for all patients. The incumbent will treat patients and families with respect and dignity. Patient's pain will be addressed and treated according to the department's pain management policy. The incumbent will identify and report any patient safety issue when identified. The Physical Therapist shall provide technical assistance and direction to the Rehab Tech, and coordinates the workload in the department as directed. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

 

Education: The Physical Therapist shall have a minimum of a BS degree in Physical Therapy.
Licensure: The Physical Therapist shall hold a current license to practice Physical Therapy from the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy.
Experience: Staff Physical Therapist may be entry level.
Certifications: American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support Certification.
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We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

 

We’re bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. as a Physical Therapist you will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We’re expanding to help our communities grow. Join us as a Physical Therapist and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

 

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.  The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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