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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapist - Inpatient in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Continues to assess changes in patient/client status and modifies care plan appropriately to meet goals.

  • Develops objective goals and a plan of care.

  • Follows patient/client care through to completion, including identifying and planning for discharge needs and recommendations for further care.

  • Gathers pertinent information from the medical record and by interviewing patient/client and/or appropriate family members.

  • Implements the plan of care while assuring patient privacy, safety, and comfort.

  • Reports change of status information to the nurse and/or physician.

  • Teaches appropriate and safe therapeutic/rehabilitation information for improving patient outcomes.

  • Uses appropriate assessment tools in order to determine the appropriate level of care for patients/clients.

  • Contributes positively to budgetary and staffing needs by flexing hours and schedule.

  • Markets to and educates physicians and other health care members about Rehabilitation Services.

  • Documents daily care in an organized manner, including patient/family and staff education, and the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care.

  • Documents patient/client and appropriate family members inclusion with goal setting and treatment plan.

  • Patient files are organized, filed, and can be found when needed.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to qualify for Physical Therapist licensure

  • Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist in the state of Montana

  • FIM required if working with patients in Inpatient Rehab

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience as Physical Therapist capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other related medical field

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physical Therapy

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 267380

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