Physical Therapist - PRN - Ahoskie, NC

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Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Responsibilities

  • Continually seeks to improve quality of services provided and actively participates in unit-based as well as hospital and/or UHS-based quality initiatives.
  • Demonstrates financial stewardship by carefully and responsibly assisting in the management of the financial well-being of our organization through submission and implementation of cost-saving ideas, avoidance of waste in supply and/or medication use, adherence to staffing matrixes and effective time management and prioritization.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and diagnosis of the patient/client. Evaluate, treat and or directs treatment for patients whom physical therapy is clinically necessary.
  • Meets clinical productivity standards as established. 
  • Adjusts work load to meet the demands of patient care including the alteration of scheduled work hours including weekends.
  • Systematically assesses patient’s overall clinical status.
  • Assists the Manager in the operation of RCH Outpatient Clinics.
  • Acquires and evaluates clinical data from studies, measurements, and monitoring, with consideration for the age and diagnosis of the patient, and reports to/consults with MD and/or Therapist as needed.
  • Provides/records all patient and family education based on learning assessment in patient medical record.
  • Provides ordered therapeutic interventions according to current standards of care.
  • Incorporates department protocol driven care appropriately to direct clinical practice.
  • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper hand washing according to infection control policy.
  • Cleans and prepares treatment areas and equipment following OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone.
  • Participates in life-support activities as required, responding to Code Blue emergencies as per unit/department protocol.
  • Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards.
  • As directed by the supervisor may have additional responsibility as  preceptor for students and/or new employees.
  • Demonstrates effective computer skills for electronic charting, billing and order processing, completed timely in order to meet facility, physician and payer source deadline.
  • Maintain ongoing documentation in which goals, progress and medical necessity are clearly stated.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and shills appropriately stated Practice Act and adhere to the laws which govern how Physical Therapist may practice and whom Physical Therapist may supervise.
  • Participates in In-service Education and obtains education contact hours necessary to maintain licensure.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to on-going growth and self-development by independently seeking learning opportunities throughout employment at RCH.
  • Actively participates on Action Team of own choosing

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of a accredited school for License Physical Therapist.
  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist by North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and patients/caregivers of varied backgrounds.
  • Additional training/certification as deemed necessary to practice in a specialty area as dictated by the patient’s age or conditions.
  • Current BLS at time of hire and maintained during employment.   

Other Information

  • This is a prn (on an as needed basis) position.
  • Resume recommended.

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:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

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