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Physical Therapist

Job ID: 950194
Facility: Vidant Beaufort Hospital
Location: Washington, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

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.

Position Summary

The Staff Physical Therapist is a licensed physical therapist who is responsible for evaluating, planning, and
implementing treatment programs for his/her assigned physical therapy patients. He/She assists with administrative work
in the absence of the Director or as assigned by the Director. He/She works and maintains job competence to provide
care ranging from neonates to the elderly population by maintaining continuing education and experience in all related
fields.

Responsibilities

Accurately evaluate individual patients who have been referred to Physical Therapy.
Plan and develop Physical Therapy programs for individual patients following established Physical Therapy protocols where appropriate.
Administer physical therapy treatments in a professional and friendly manner.
Competent in providing treatments to a variety of patients.
When an established protocol is not available for a particular diagnosis/patient, the therapist will develop a detailed plan of care which is able to be clearly followed by other staff.
Assesses patient progress and revise treatment procedures as indicated.
Consult with and communicate pertinent data to other health professionals involved with the patients' care.
In consultation with patient's physician and other health care professionals, determines whether the patient requires continued physical therapy services or a maintenance level of care by trained caregivers or other professionals..
Able to coordinate patient care for efficient use of time with productivity and expectations.
Communication with the physician as indicated to develop and implement new protocols for our facility
Initial evaluation performed on all patients and documentation is thorough in content.
Notes are thorough and include the patients' response to treatments and progress towards established goals.
Notes are thorough and allow continuity of care between therapists.
Documentation is to meet and exceed the standard set by our licensure board, regulatory agencies, and insurance companies.
Provide care that is patient centered and compassionate.
Provide care that is focused on quality and is evidence based
Positively represent Vidant Health and Vidant Beaufort Hospital in the community.
Actively participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
Work to develop and maintain professional relationships.
Actively seek opportunities for growth both personally and professionally that align with the Mission, Vision and Values of this organization.
Demonstrates stands of performance.
Willing to assist/mentor a student in a regular/coordinated fashion.

Minimum Requirements

Current N.C. license to practice as a Physical Therapist
CPR certification required - BLS or higher
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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