The Rehabilitation Services Physical Therapist will communicate timely, clearly and in a professional manner with staff, patients, patient family members, physicians and other internal/external customers. The staff member will demonstrate skills in listening, conflict management, system problem solving, decision-making and process improvement. The therapist will practice in compliance with professional standards and professional code of ethics. The Physical Therapist is responsible for assuring that the PNHS values as defined by the PNHS mission statement are achieved through daily departmental operations. This includes, but is not limited to, direct patient care, professional growth and development, outcome/competency monitoring, compliance with professional organizations, regulatory standards and regulatory agencies; and participating in process improvements to advance patient care outcomes and satisfaction.
Participates in basic department development expectations for three professional pursuits, which must be some combination of the following: community event, clinical profession, a presentation and/or program, project or committee participation.
Therapists that qualify for senior or clinical specialist status also serve as a mentor and clinical link between staff and supervisor/manager regarding department policies, procedures, and events. These team members are required to meet clinical ladder category expectations that may be achieved during the scheduled work day or through involvement in professional activities outside of their scheduled work day.
• Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy
• Recommend experience as a Physical Therapist preferably in a medical setting.
• Licensed with the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
• Recommend membership in related professional organization such as the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Minnesota Chapter of APTA, or the AACVPR/MNACVPR.
• Individuals are responsible for the travel arrangements required to meet the expectations of the position.
• Clinical Specialists require national certification in specialty area by professional organization.
Casual position in acute care at Methodist Hospital. Minimum of 1 weekend per month, with opportunities for additional shifts on weekends, week days, and holidays as interested. Position would work in various areas of acute care including general med-surg, ortho, neuro, telemetry, and oncology. Prior acute care experience preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
At Park Nicollet you're part of something bigger. We're a member of the HealthPartners organization, an award-winning integrated health care system comprised of several organizations. HealthPartners includes a team of 21,000 people dedicated to making a difference for our members, patients and the community. Whether you want to work in direct patient care, or support those who do, you will find a vast variety of job opportunities. Here, your contributions help to improve lives and impact health care for the better. If you want to make a difference, we want you on our team.
Park Nicollet Mission, Vision and Values
Mission: Our mission is to improve health and well-being in partnership with our members, patients and community.
Vision: Health as it could be, affordability as it must be, through relationships built on trust.
- Excellence We strive for the best results and always look for ways to improve.
- Compassion We care and show empathy and respect for each person.
- Partnership We are strongest when we work together and with those we serve.
- Integrity We are open and honest, and we keep our commitments.
What makes us unique?
At Park Nicollet, we never forget why we're here. Your health and well-being is our top priority and is at the forefront of everything we do. We believe outstanding health care is delivered when we merge the science and intellect of medicine with the compassion, spirit and humanity of our hearts. We refer to this as "Head + Heart, Together," and it exists to inspire constant improvement and lasting success. We achieve this by partnering with patients and families in everything from care decisions to service and facility design. As we work together as a unified team, we engage patients, families and the community, and put them at the center of everything we do.
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