02 Sep
Physical Therapist
Wyoming, Sheridan 00000 Sheridan USA

ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.

JOB SUMMARY

The Physical Therapist administers physical therapy services to patients according to the American Physical Therapy Association and Wyoming State Physical Therapy Standards of Practice. The PT is responsible for evaluating assigned patients and establishing, implementing and overseeing appropriate plans of care for these individuals in order to restore and maximize their function and quality of life.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Practice in a safe manner that minimizes risk to patients, self and others.
  • Practice in areas of Transitional Care, ICU, Inpatient, Outpatient and Home Health when needed.
  • Perform patient evaluations and develop appropriate plans of care according to applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish with the patient appropriate and realistic short and long term functional goals.
  • Administer effective and appropriate treatment interventions that are individualized and adjusted to the needs of each patient for the purpose of meeting their functional goals.
  • Select and use appropriate, accepted, standardized tests and outcome measures to assess the results of interventions administered.
  • Communicate effectively and on a regular basis with patients, caregivers and fellow healthcare team members to promote optimal healthcare delivery and progress toward the patient’s functional goals.
  • Complete documentation related to physical therapy practice in an appropriate, legible and timely manner that is consistent with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise assistive personnel and students in a manner that assures safe and efficient care.
  • Attend meetings and serve on committees as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate in Physical Therapy from a nationally accredited school of physical therapy program.
  • One (1) or more years experience in rehabilitation or in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Maintain current State of Wyoming licensure through the State Board of Physical Therapy.
  • Active membership in the APTA and Wyoming State Chapter of Physical Therapy is encouraged.
  • Participation in related workshops, seminars, and other educational programs is strongly encouraged.
  • Current BLS certification, required.

Additional Skills

  • Ability to implement physical therapy treatments and rehabilitation activities. Ability to communicate both orally and in written form.
  • Ability to assess and evaluate individuals for change in condition. Ability to plan and organize effectively.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required


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