Physical Therapist, Full-Time, Vidant Beaufort Hospital

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917150

Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region.   Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately evaluates individual patients who have been referred to Physical Therapy.
  • Plans and develops Physical Therapy programs for individual patients following established Physical Therapy protocols where appropriate.
  • Administers physical therapy treatments in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Competent in providing treatments to a broad spectrum of patients.
  • When an established protocol is not available for a particular diagnosis/patient, the therapist develops a detailed plan of care which is able to be clearly followed by other staff.
  • Assesses patient progress and revises treatment procedures as indicated.
  • Consults with and communicates pertinent data to other health professionals relative to patient care plans.
  • In consultation with patient’s physician and other health care professionals, determines whether the patient requires continued physical therapy services or restorative nursing care.
  • Able to coordinate patient care for efficient use of time (2 patients in gym, dove tailing patients).
  • Initial evaluation performed on all patients and documentation is thorough in content.
  • Provide evaluator with a chart in which you performed an evaluation in each of the following categories: Non-surgical shoulder, Total Knee, Post-op, Shoulder, Geriatric, Back, Wound.
  • Notes are thorough and include the patients¿ response  to treatments and progress towards achieving established goals.
  • Notes are thorough enough to allow continuity of care between therapists.
  • Conducts oneself in a professional manner and practices ethical polite decision making (confidentiality).
  • Delegates duties to support staff in a polite and pleasant manner.
  • Works well with other members; is cooperative, courteous, tactful, and pleasant.
  • Willing to assist other staff with patient treatments as needed.
  • Accepts responsibility for regular attendance and reporting to work on time.
  • Identifies personal educational needs and develops a plan to address areas of weakness.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of a P.T. curriculum approved by the APTA.
  • Current N.C. license.
  • CPR certification required 

Preferred Requirements

  • Associate Degree in Healthcare Management, Medical Office Technology, Business, Finance or related field

Other Information

  • Full-Time Position
  • Monday - Friday, 8 hour shift
  • Saturday/Sunday Morning-rotating call shift 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Ronda SmithHuman Resources Assistant

Email: Ronda.Smith@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 975-4135

 

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