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(PT) PHYSICAL THERAPIST (FULL TIME)

Company: Williamson Health
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Summary

Located in Franklin, Tennessee, Williamson Health is one of the South's most exceptional health care systems with a 203 bed hospital (Williamson Medical Center), over 40 providers at our Williamson Health Medical Group locations, the Bone & Joint Institute and the Monroe Carell Junior Children's Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center. Williamson Health offers comprehensive in-patient and out-patient services. We have more than 825 providers representing over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties.

Williamson Health is a system where your talents will be valued and your skillset expanded. We are rooted in our promise to world-class, compassionate care for the residents of Williamson County and surrounding communities, taking exceptional pride in serving our community. We're committed to empowering our employees to work in innovative ways and reserve time and space for curiosity, laughter and creativity. We value and support the diversity and cultural differences among one another and are committed to upholding an inclusive environment that appreciates the uniqueness of all individuals. Our values are at the heart of everything we do: respect for every individual, the health and total well-being of all people, human compassion and integrity. These shape who we are as an organization and are essential for delivering the highest level of culturally competent care and treatment of every patient, family member, visitor, physician and employee.

Williamson Health is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program, that offers you choice and flexibility, so you can take charge of your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
o Medical, Dental, Vision
o PTO
o Retirement Matching
o Tuition reimbursement
o Discount programs
o FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts)
o Identity Theft Protection
o Legal Aid

Williamson Health is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Bone and Joint Rehabilitation Services (BJRS) Physical Therapist (PT) is responsible for organizing and conducting Physical Therapy interventions to reduce pain, restore function, promote mobility, and prevent disability following disease, injury, or accident. The BJRS PT works to provide high quality healthcare that establishes diagnoses, prognosis, and develops a plan of care (POC) with short/long term patient centered goals that fall within the scope of PT practice. In addition, PT's roles are to promote fitness and wellness oriented programs to promote health following discharge from skilled therapy. PT's are expected to conduct all interventions and communication with compassion, patient centric mindset, knowledge of current/emerging evidence-based techniques and technologies, all the while being cognizant of cost effectiveness and ethical / legal guidelines.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Formal Education / Training:
Current / active licensure in the State of Tennessee.
Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy required; Master's / Doctorate preferred.
Prior experience in outpatient and / or sports medicine PT

Workplace Experience:
Patient Care Delivery
Demonstrate ability to deliver positive and professional communication within the workplace

Equipment and Skills Training:
Able to work within the companies EMR system with accuracy and efficiency.
Able to work standard PC/fax, adjust necessary exercise equipment for patient care activity.
Able to provide clear, skilled documentation for accurate and detailed charting and billing processes.
Able to work well under pressure and function independently and as part of the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee (BJIT) team of physicians, physician assistants, medical assistants, nurse practitioners, technicians, athletic trainers and physical / occupational therapists.
Able to apply PT knowledge safely and effectively to daily patient care.
Able to safely apply physical agents required and recommended by POC.

Physical Environment:
Out-patient rehabilitation care in multi-disciplinary team rehabilitation setting
May be exposed to risk of blood borne pathogens/diseases.

Physical Effort:
Able to communicate clearly in English written and verbally.
Prolonged standing, walking for length of work shift.
Frequently lifts, positions, transfers, and pushes patients.
Frequently moves supplies and equipment requiring moderate physical effort (lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 lbs.).
Manual dexterity and mobility.
Frequent reaching, bending, kneeling, and crouching.
Occasionally removes or replaces supplies or equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. from locations at or above shoulder level.
Lift and / or carry patients with necessary assistance / assistive devices in case of emergency evacuation.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

  • Performs initial and ongoing assessments related to patients' conditions and/or plans of care.
  • Develops and establishes treatment plans based on standards of practice using an interdisciplinary approach with patients, families, and staff.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to apply therapeutic principles and practices consistent with standards established by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Progresses patients through levels of treatment effectively and safely to maximize patients' outcomes.
  • Performs patient and family discharge planning including provision of accurate and pertinent education, establishment of home exercise programs, and submission of appropriate discharge recommendations.
  • Consults with other staff members to coordinate physical therapy services.
  • Participates in the orientation and skill development of new team members.
  • Performs timely, thorough, and complete documentation of patients' care.
  • Maintains work areas and personal appearance in a way that reflects professionalism and demonstrates cleanliness, orderliness, and safety.
  • Provides direction and guidance to students and technicians.
  • Participates in activities that improve department effectiveness, processes, communication, and/or image in the organization. This includes attending 75% of all staff / departmental meetings.
  • Manages time and caseloads effectively.

Keywords: Williamson Health, Nashville , (PT) PHYSICAL THERAPIST (FULL TIME), Healthcare , Madison, Tennessee

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