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Staff Physical Therapist in Ottawa, KS at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ottawa, KS
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Ottawa

Job Description


Staff Physical Therapist - AdventHealth Ottawa 

Location Address: 1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa

  • Family friendly community

  • Excellent cost of living

  • Five major recreational lakes

  • Many annual events and festivals

  • Environment committed to patient care


Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time 36hrs/week

You Will Be Responsible For:

•       Responsible for direction of the Physical Therapy Department certified staff, including Physical Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Aides and Physical Therapy students.

•       Ability to perform an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provided and reassessments as per policy.  This includes neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric patients and the general patient population.

•       Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

•       Demonstrates knowledge of physical therapy modalities, joint mobilizations, manual therapy techniques, gait training and exercise prescription.

•       Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. 


What You Will Need:

  • 4-year Baccalaureate Degree – Required

  • Ability to travel to and from the Gollier Center & RMH to treat inpatients and attend meetings

  • Ability to travel to patient homes as required and marketing call as necessary

  • Internship/Clinicals with course of study – Required

  • One or more years – Required for CCCE position

  • Current CPR certification within one month of hire

  • State of Kansas

  • Valid Driver’s License

Job Summary:

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.  Administers treatments and physical agents in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.  Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (PTA, Rehab Aide etc.).  The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.  Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines.  Ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis while patient care is documented thoroughly.  Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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