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Outpatient Physical Therapist PRN in Lima, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Lima, OH
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Summary

The Physical Therapist is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of illness and injuries which impede independent functioning in mobility and can be treated by physical means. Clinical responsibilities are outlined in the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) Scope of Practice.

Qualifications - Minimum


Bachelor's degree or entry-level Masters from accredited school.

Must be licensed as a physical therapist in the State of Ohio.

Ohio Driver's License and car insurance.



Provides evaluations and treatment across the continuum of care in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).

Performs evaluation and fitting of collars, back braces, orthotics and compression garments.

Performs specific testing in the evaluation and treatment process appropriate for patient's diagnosis and functional level.

Demonstrates behaviors which foster a positive work environment.

Attends required meetings and adheres to Hospital and department policies and procedures, Mercy Core Values, and EXCEL! Patient experience commitment.

Assists in orientation and supervision of new employees, PTAs, students and volunteers.

Functions within the designed Scope of Practice and maintains appropriate ethical conduct.

Works weekend and holiday schedules as assigned.

Documents patient care according to Hospital and department guidelines.

Maintains program productivity standards.

Accepts direction to assist in all work areas across the continuum of care as census requires.

Participates in PI to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of program.

Ability to understand and react effectively to unique needs of patients in all age group(s) served.

Ability to vend equipment to patients as appropriate.

Provide wound care treatment across continuum of care in PM&R.

Demonstrate knowledge of equipment used for treatment and utilizes equipment appropriately.

Maintains Continuing Education Unit (CEU) requirements and provides staff with in-services as appropriate.

Performs other duties as assigned by Clinical Leader:

Performs all duties, with or without accommodations, listed in the Physical Demands section of this job description.

Leadership Responsibilities:

Responsible to oversee performance of PTA, rehab tech, new employee and student as outlined in Ohio Practice Law.

Ability to facilitate task team as needed.


Hours per pay period: Contingent

Shift and Job Schedule

Shift: All

Job Schedule: Contingent

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