Job Description

Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Posted Date: 12/27/2023
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: 0600.54850 CGS Physical Therapy

Position Summary:

The Physical Therapist organizes and conducts physical therapy evaluation and treatment to restore function and prevent disability. The physical therapist identifies, corrects, alleviates and prevents acute or prolonged movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiologic origin. Provides prevention and wellness services, including screenings and health promotion. The physical therapist will also serve as a resource person for the team and the department and will participate in orientation of new staff therapists and other health personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively demonstrates GSMC’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values
  • Conducts evaluations consistent with and appropriate for patient diagnosis.
  • Designs a treatment plan that is goal-oriented, based upon interpretation of evaluation results and patient’s personal goals.
  • Established goals that are functional, measurable and attainable.
  • Performs re-evaluations per department criteria with modifications/updating of goals as dictated by patient’s progress
  • Makes timely and appropriate discharge plans and recommendations for the anticipated needs of the patient.
  • Demonstrate and articulate sound clinical reasoning in synthesizing complex evaluation data identifying diagnosis and developing a comprehensive plan of care
  • Completes, in a thorough and accurate manner, evaluation reports, progress notes/flow sheets, discharge summary and additional required documentation.
  • Serves as a clinical resource to colleagues and other medical professionals
  • Takes initiative to remain current in clinical practice through lectures, literature, and other educational opportunities
  • Functions in a self-directed manner and takes ownership to manage self and work including responsibility for actions and accountability for results
  • Maintains professional demeanor and is responsible for quality care in all interactions

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing in the English language.
  • Must be able to adjust to varying treatment loads and schedules.
  • Excellent assessment skills, clinical skills and organizational skills and charge capabilities.
  • Able to lift, transfer and move patients.

Schedule: Per-Diem

Education: Degree in physical therapy from an accredited university program

Experience: 1-2 years of experience with a well-established clinical background. Previous medical setting experience preferred.

Certification/Licensure: Must be licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Physical Therapist; BLS required

Software/Hardware: Meditech preferred

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

For more information, visit steward.org


Additional Information

Important COVID Message

Please note, our Good Samaritan Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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