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Physical Therapist - Orthopedic Sports & Spine Clinic

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Job ID: 8207
Location: Eugene, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.​

PeaceHealth’s Ortho Sports and Spine Clinic is seeking a full time PT to join our team of 7 Therapists. Our Therapists treat the patient with the following conditions: general orthopedics including Post op, workers comp, with focus on spine related treatment and diagnosis- but all joints covered.

What you will enjoy about the opportunity:

  • Treating a variety of patients across the lifespan
  • Schedules organized to allow 4 day work weeks
  • 45 minute evals & treatments

The clinic is located in beautiful downtown Eugene, Oregon, just minutes from the University of Oregon Campus. Recently named in the Top 10 Best Downtowns, Eugene ranked 9th on the Livability Top 100 Best Places to Live. Come experience the wide array of restaurants, micro-brew pubs, and entertainment venues that make Eugene a true urban playground. The surrounding area offers boating, outdoor produce markets, abundant parks, camping, hiking, wine tasting, and natural beauty. It truly is a place to experience and love!


JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan-of-care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients within the scope of Physical Therapy. Provides oversight to therapy assistants and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served; provides supervision to therapy aides and volunteers. Works as part of a patient care team toward the best outcomes for the patient.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Evaluates assigned patients and establishes a treatment plan and goals, using data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, and observation and team members.
  2. Completes patient treatment according to plan of care and modifies plan to meet patient needs, and updates plan as appropriate.
  3. Completes documentation accurately, timely, according to regulatory and state licensure requirements, and within professional standards.
  4. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients. May act as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
  5. Mentors and provides oversight to new caregivers, physical therapist assistants, and therapy aides. Provides clinical instruction and training to students.
  6. Recommends and participates in development of new services and programs, quality improvement and monitoring activities.
  7. Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional activities.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate from a Physical Therapy program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Specific experience in setting as described by the position posting

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Physical Therapist license from the State Physical Therapy Licensing Board required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to assess patients’ conditions and exercise independent judgment

REGIONAL/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

  • Oregon West Network – SHMC, University District: May be required to cover as an Admission Coordinator/Rehab PPS Coordinator

UNIVERSITY DISTRICT PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion 34% to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing over 80 lbs.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
  • Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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