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Physical Therapist

Company: CoxHealth
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Summary *Position Eligible for Sign-On Bonus*

  • Job Summary
    • A Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats patients in the acute medical setting. The PT treats patients of all ages as ordered immediately post trauma, surgery, acute medical event or exacerbation. Acute Care PT staff assist patients to reach their highest level of functioning and make recommendations for the next level of care. The physical therapist plans and implements prevention, habilitation, and/or rehabilitation services including mobility devices, counseling and orientation for mobility, pain relief, increasing strength, and improving or correcting disabling conditions. Physical therapists participate in a rotation for the following medical units: medical ICU's, trauma, cardiology, medical/surgical, oncology, neurology, and orthopedic. Specialty teams for trained therapists include: wound care, lymphedema, pediatrics, neonatal ICU, and vestibular.
    • Job Requirements
      • Education
        • Required: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program
        • Preferred: Masters or Doctorate from an accredited program of Physical Therapy
        • Experience
          • No prior experience required
          • Skills
            • Good clinical expertise, communication skills, human relations skills and organizational skills required.
            • Self-motivated individual who can work independently with little direct supervision required
            • Has demonstrated interest in professional growth by attendance at continuing education workshops, and applications of new principles and/or techniques.
            • Licensure/Certification/Registration
              • Required: MO license of Physical Therapy -
              • Required: BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire Additional Information Job Benefits!
                • Health/Dental/Vision
                • Tuition Reimbursement up to $1,200 per year
                • Retirement with employer match - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
                • Onsite daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends
                • Onsite fitness facilities
                • Pharmacy delivery to your unit -
                • On-site Employee Health services
                • Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions
                • 1906 Employee Store
                • 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College
                • Cafeteria discount #CB

Keywords: CoxHealth, Springfield , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Springfield, Missouri

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