Kettering Health Network

(O/P) Physical Therapist - Physical Therapy - Preble County Medical Center

6 months ago
Job ID
2017-5270
Job Category
Rehabilitation
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1

Overview

Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, and over 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio’s leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 12,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Responsibilities

  • In cooperation with the referral source, provides physical therapy evaluation to determine the extent of the symptoms and/or functional limitations relevant to the diagnosis.
  • Develops treatment plan that is targeted and adjusted to decrease or eliminate the symptoms and functional limitations.
  • Uses the physical elements of thermotherapy, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, exercise, postural training/biomechanics, gait training, soft tissue mobilization, and independent living skills training for treatment.
  • Objectively documents progress in elimination of symptoms and restoration of function.
  • Is involved with a full spectrum of patients, including Infant, Child, Adult and Geriatric populations.
  • Provides supervision and direction to physical therapy assistants to assure that patient’s goals and objectives are met.

Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited school of physical therapy required.
  • Must be licensed or eligible for license by the State of Ohio.

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Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Applicants Have:

  • Ability to communicate well
  • Possesses characteristics of dependability, versatility and teamwork
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change 
  • Ability to work under stress and handle multiple tasks
  • Demonstrates independent thinking skills, ability to problem solve, exercise good judgment in decision making, able to analyze information
  • Ability to perform those tasks assigned an assistant 

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