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Physical Therapist, Barrow, AK


Arctic Slope Native Association

Physical Therapist

Barrow, AK

June 1, 2018


Physical Therapist

Reports to: Physical Therapy Dept. Director
Salary/Wage: Grade 17; $83,471.45 - $92,159.22/YR DOE
Department: Physical Therapy
Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm Location:
SSMH

Brief Summary:

Restores patient's function, alleviates pain, and prevents disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed physical therapy.

Essential Job Functions:

Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.

Helps patient recover independence after injury or surgery. Gives patients tools to manage pain, increase range of motion, be independent in activities of daily living, return to work and social activities. Measure, fit and issue assistive devices and orthotics as appropriate.

Administers physical therapy treatments via manual therapy, modalities, therapeutic exercise / activity, patient / caregiver education, home exercise program and other methods as appropriate.

Completes documentation in accordance with Medicare guidelines.

Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

Maintains HIPPA compliance.

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

B.S., M.S. or DPT in Physical Therapy

One year of outpatient orthopedic and swing-bed experience preferred.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Requisite knowledge of professional physical therapy principles, practices and procedures as they apply to all age groups with the ability to provide advice and guidance to staff members.

Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations and Joint Commission standards applicable to all services provided within the department.

Effective management skills, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, organizational skills ; Express excellent judgment, discretion, and decision-making.

Maintain a sensitive, fair, and impartial approach to dealing with others.

Demonstrated ability to communicate and write accurately, clearly and concisely; excellent presentation skills.

Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple assignments, balance priorities, and make decisions quickly; deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

Support ASNA’s mission and goals; follow all policies and procedures.

Certification/Licensure:

Current State of Alaska Physical Therapy License.

CPR Certification.

If you have any questions or would like to apply, please call Human Resources at 907 852 9204. You can also e-mail your resume to applications@arcticslope.org


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