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Take Care Health Systems

General Information

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Job title: Full-Time Physical Therapist
Job location: Boise, ID 83716 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 06/14/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation:

Job Classification


Job Category:Physical Therapist

Job Description


Job description:
We have an opening for a Full-Time Physical Therapist to work at our client’s employee Health Center in Boise, ID!

As part of Walgreens Health and Wellness division, Take Care Health Systems Employer Solutions (www.takecareemployersolutions.com) is the manager of worksite-based health and wellness services. We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies. The company combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of our providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare.

If you seek an exciting, new opportunity that offers a competitive salary, excellent benefit package and a great environment - bring your energy, enthusiasm and expertise to Take Care Health Systems.

Take Care Health Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of nice people!

M/F/D/V

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
Essential Responsibilities:

Reviews Physician's referral (prescription) and patient's condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required

Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment program

Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data

Administers manual exercises to improve and maintain function

Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in use of assistant and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, and prostheses

Administers treatments involving application of physical agents

Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit

Administers massage

Administers traction to relieve pain

Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer

Instructs patient in treatment procedures to be continued at home

Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modification to Orthotist

Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care

Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, and aides

Other duties as assigned

This job has no supervisory responsibilities

While working at this employer site, you will have the ability to get to know your patients, while helping to improve their health status and taking care of their immediate health needs.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university is required; Master’s degree is preferred

Licensed as a Physical Therapist

At least three years experience as a Physical Therapist in an occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic

Knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Current certification in Basic Life Support is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records

Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations
 
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