Physical Therapist PRN – AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
- Vision, Medical & Dental Benefits from Day One
- Student Loan Repayment Program
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing
Center in January 2019
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about
belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person,
and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a
place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by
Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who
you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team.
All while understanding that together we are even better.
Shift: As Needed
Location: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204
The community you’ll be caring for:
At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center,
you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who
functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find
whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of
medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
The role you’ll contribute:
Evaluates, plans and administers appropriate techniques of treatment as
prescribed by a physician. Administers patient treatments in a
professional manner and within hospital standards. Completes timely and
thorough documentation. Works directly with physicians, Physical
Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists,
Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Exercise
Technicians, Rehabilitation office staff, Rehabilitation IA and
Rehabilitation Technicians. Exemplifies customer service.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Maintains a professional team relationship with co-workers by being
considerate of workloads, assisting with duties, and being supportive
toward their continued growth.
Punctual with returning pages and phone calls, and for scheduled work
hours, meetings, and patient treatment.
- Maintains a good attendance record.
Communicates honestly and confronts issues and problems in a private
Respects each discipline’s expertise and knowledge; doesn’t question
someone’s expertise in front of the patient/family.
Consults with physicians regarding diagnostic results, if appropriate.
Delegates and supervises appropriate patient care duties performed by
Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, and Rehabilitation
Obtains physician’s written prescription and approval for treatment
changes, as appropriate.
Projects a positive image through high professional standards of conduct
Promotes the dignity of our customers by maintaining patient privacy.
- Maintains confidentiality of customers and other associates.
- Adheres to hospital and department policies.
Utilizes modalities/procedures with knowledge of contraindications
related to age and diagnosis.
Utilizes computer access confidentially, appropriately and following
HIPAA guidelines, including appropriate use of social media.
Completes all documentation in accordance with department practice,
policy, and procedure.
Provides complete patient care from initial evaluation through discharge
with instruction for post discharge care in accordance with department,
practice, policies, and procedures.
Responsible to educate patients and/or their families in self-care,
prevention, body mechanics, life style adaptation, posture, and
ergonomics as appropriate.
Develops and implements treatment using appropriate techniques within
physician’s prescription, obtaining approval for changes, when required.
Completes evaluation/progress/discharge notes in a timely fashion and
within departmental guidelines.
Sends timely consult and progress letters to the referring physician.
- Reviews and revises treatment programs as indicated.
Provides quality patient care skills/procedures in a manner that takes
into account the special needs of the patient, e.g., age, culture,
learning ability, etc.
- Starts patient care on time.
Demonstrates the initiative to learn and applies new processes and
procedures by attending inservices, pertinent continuing education
seminars, and reading professional journals.
Provides educational inservices to the clinical staff after attendance
at department seminars/workshops.
- Exemplifies customer service.
Participates constructively in department inservices, meetings, and
Takes initiative to complete mandatory job requirements; assumes
responsibility for role in Associate Achievement Review.
Discontinues treatment when functional goals are met and notifies
Reports any equipment or maintenance problems to Facilities
Management/Biomed, Rehab Coordinator, or Department Director.
Obtains appropriate referrals/authorizations to assist the patient and
Charges for patient treatment and supplies in an equitable and timely
- Maintains department standards for productivity.
Positively impacts clinical, economic and customer satisfaction
Assists the patients to maximize their available resources, e.g.,
insurance coverage, supply and equipment resources.
Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and organize workload in an
efficient and productive manner in the assigned work time.