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Love My Nurse Physical Therapist in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12966954

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Job Description: Physical Therapist Revised 06-21-2024

Compensation:

\$104,000 to \$114,400 annually. \$5,000 sign on bonus (50% paid at 90 days, and 50% paid at 180 days1). Monthly travel stipend.

Benefits:

Health Insurance (Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas: BlueCare EPO GoldSG 1500/25). Love My Nurse pays half of Employee-Only premium.

Delta Dental (\$3,000 annual benefit, per person, per plan year). Love My Nurse pays half of Employee- Only premium.

VSP Vision. Tax benefit programs available, including Section 125, TruFlex, and more. TruFlex benefits include: Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospitalization, and Short-Term Disability

policies through Colonial Life that provide robust coverage without reducing take home pay.

Job Summary: We\'re looking for a caring, professional Physical Therapist to carry out an individualized program of physical therapy including assessment, treatment, planning, implementation, education, and communication to maximize a patient\'s progress toward achieving functional goals. The Physical Therapist will also maintain a positive working relationship with other health professionals and ancillary staff. Duties/Responsibilities: The essential functions of this position include--but are not limited to:

Provides direct patient care, evaluates functional needs and outcomes, and consults with other specialists. Reviews patients functional needs and adjusts care plans to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

Designs and implements a plan of care for patients based on a thorough assessment of potential development and incorporates participation by significant others whenever it seems appropriate.

Conducts therapy practice within defined standards of care. Directs the assistance of support staff to achieve patients functional goals.

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Communicates effectively with other professional and support staff to achieve positive patient outcomes.

Practices hospital and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

Documents evaluations, treatment goals, and plans. Regularly updates documentation and maintains prescriptions and signatures.

Enhances professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops. Keeps up to date on professional literature.

Provides direction and leadership to staff and acts as a resource to promote physical therapy in the community.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Technical Capacity. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility. Thoroughness. Collaboration Skills. Communication Proficiency. Flexibility.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position supervises PTAs. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee should also be able to lift at least thirty (30) pounds. Expected Core Hours/Days of Work: Expected core hours of work are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Travel: This position regularly serves the agencys Wichita, Kan., and Emporia, Kan., service areas. Each service area is a minimum of a 30-mile radius from the locations office. Travel between both locations is required. Required Education and Experience:

Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) approved physical therapy program. Two (2) years working experience in field, preferred.

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Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

Successfully pass background and reference check requirement. Current, valid drivers license. Provide binders showing current automobile insurance meeting states minimum requirements.

Work Authorizations: Eligible for employment in the United States (confirmed using E-Verify). EEO Statement: Love My Nurse provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Love My Nurse complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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