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Physical Therapist I- Peds Developmental, PT-Days, JDC-Coral Springs: Outpatient Thrpy-Coral Springs

Company: Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: July 21, 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:
• Bachelors

 

Education specialization:
Essential:
• Physical Therapy


Credentials:
Essential:
• BLS Certification
• Physical Therapist License - FL



Education equivalent experience:
Essential:
• Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from and 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 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 himself helped celebrate the opening of the first Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital back in 1992. Today, the freestanding Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. A full-service, 226-bed hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions.

Today, in its 29th year, the hospital now has the unique distinction of being the first – and only – pediatric hospital in the world to be designated as person-centered organization by Planetree. We are one of only four children’s hospitals in Florida that performs pediatric heart transplants, and one of just a handful worldwide offering extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Services include:
  • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Heart Institute, which has performed 69 pediatric transplant surgeries as of April 2021
  • Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
  • Cleft and Craniofacial Center
  • Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary and Sleep Center
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Department and Trauma Center
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Hypertension and Nephrology
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • [U18] Sports Medicine Program for young athletes
  • Outpatient services
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation


Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has been named a Broward Family Favorite by Broward Family Life magazine as a Favorite Pediatric Hospital, and has been honored by US News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Orthopedics and Urology.

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- Peds Developmental, PT-Days, JDC-Coral Springs: Outpatient Thrpy-Coral Springs, Other , Hollywood, Florida

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