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Physical Therapist I- Pediatrics, Per Diem, Joe DiMaggio Children's IP Rehab: JDCH Inpatient Rehab

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:Evaluates and treats patient populations for physical therapy needs.Detailed responsibilities:Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.Designs and implements a plan of care which is appropriate to issues identified, required frequency of treatments, and involves the patient/family.Educates and counsels patients and families regarding treatment plans and progress. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support resources.Supervises activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services.Competencies and skills:Essential:STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.DOCUMENTATION: Provides written/electronic record of details of patient care as appropriate to position, certification and skills.EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with various audiences using the most appropriate method for the situation.PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to identify, analyze and effectively solve problems.PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS: Applies knowledge of clinical standards, policies, and procedures relevant to function and organization.Education:Essential:BachelorsEducation specialization:Essential:Physical TherapyCredentials:Essential:BLS CertificationPhysical Therapist License - FLEducation equivalent experience:Essential:Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy program.Other information:Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required.Working conditions:Essential:Bending and Stooping 80.00%Climbing 40.00%Keyboard Entry 80.00%Kneeling 60.00%Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater 80.00%Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient 40.00%Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient 80.00%Reaching 80.00%Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg 80.00%Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm 80.00%Running 40.00%Sitting 80.00%Squatting 80.00%Standing 80.00%Walking 80.00%Audible Speech 80.00%Hearing Acuity 80.00%Smelling Acuity 40.00%Depth Perception 80.00%Distinguish Color 80.00%Seeing - Far 80.00%Seeing - Near 80.00%Bio hazardous Waste 60.00%Biological Hazards - Respiratory 60.00%Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion 60.00%Blood and/or Bodily Fluids 80.00%Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens 80.00%Cytotoxic Chemicals 60.00%Dust 80.00%Gas/Vapors/Fumes 60.00%Hazardous Chemicals 60.00%Hazardous Medication 60.00%Latex 80.00%Computer Monitor 80.00%Domestic Animals 60.00%Fire Risk 40.00%Heating Devices 60.00%Magnetic Fields 40.00%Moving Mechanical Parts 80.00%Needles/Sharp Objects 60.00%Wet or Slippery Surfaces 60.00%Organizational Profile:Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is a 226 bed free-standing children's hospital in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida located near Fort Lauderdale. The hospital is currently undergoing a 4-story vertical expansion to double the number of floors and to continue to meet its commitment to providing the highest quality and safest care for children in the region.JDCH is one of 6 hospitals that are part of Memorial Healthcare System, the 3rd largest public health system in the country. Memorial delivers nearly 14,000 babies per year in 3 hospitals and has 132 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - both level 2 and 3 (the state of Florida does not yet have a separate designation for level 4 care). JDCH has robust high-risk and congenital programs including a US News and World Report ranked pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program, one of only two active programs in the state that does heart transplants. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital's Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine program is also ranked by US News and World Report as number one in Florida and is one of the largest programs in the southeastern United States. JDCH also has robust Neurosciences, Hematology/Oncology and other specialized surgical programs (approximately 10,000 surgeries per year). They also have the area's largest pediatric and neonatal transport team, which also does mobile ECMO. JDCH serves over 375,000 children per year from around the state. Approximately 100,000 children are cared for in our 3 emergency rooms across the county per year. JDCH's services continue to grow with the opening of the new specialty center/ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach County in 2018 and a new ambulatory pavilion in Miramar, near Miami-Dade County which will open in 2021.Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital offers resources for academic pursuits, spanning from clinical research to basic science investigation via affiliations with nearby universities and through its Pediatric Institute for Discovery and Innovation (PIDI). Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has an established pediatric residency program and deep relationships with other hospital providers and universities.Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services - delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare System, Hollywood , Physical Therapist I- Pediatrics, Per Diem, Joe DiMaggio Children's IP Rehab: JDCH Inpatient Rehab, Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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