Physical Therapist Infant Development FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/15/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Rehabilitation Services
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  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Physical Therapist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:  Britain Development, BE Smith Family Center


Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
  • Day one benefits available
Work Hours/Shift:
FullTime Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • 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 setting.
  • 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 Technicians/Exercise Technicians. 
  • Obtains physician’s written prescription and approval for treatment changes, as appropriate.
  • Projects a positive image through high professional standards of conduct and appearance.
  • 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 activities.
  • Takes initiative to complete mandatory job requirements; assumes responsibility for role in Associate Achievement Review.
  • Discontinues treatment when functional goals are met and notifies referring physician.
  • Reports any equipment or maintenance problems to Facilities Management/Biomed, Rehab Coordinator, or Department Director.
  • Obtains appropriate referrals/authorizations to assist the patient and secures reimbursement.
  • Charges for patient treatment and supplies in an equitable and timely manner.
  • Maintains department standards for productivity.
  • Positively impacts clinical, economic and customer satisfaction outcomes.
  • 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

What You Will Need:
  • Kansas Physical Therapist License

•     BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

•     Bachelor’s Degree                                                        


  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • 2 to 5 Years of Position Related-Experience
Job Summary:

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

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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