Physical Therapist Lymphadema, Part Time, Lexington Medical Center

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
Published
March 26, 2021
Location
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Job Description
Job Title:
Physical Therapist Lymphadema, Part Time, Lexington Medical Center
Job ID:
44503
Location:
 
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Major Duties

Physical Therapist, Part Time, Lexington Medical Center

*Focus on outpatient lymphadema management.  Prefer certified lymphadema therapist

JOB SUMMARY: 

Provides comprehensive therapeutic patient care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients to ensure positive patient outcomes.  Educates the patient and health care providers to assure continuity of the patient care plan.  Interacts with other departments and members of the medical team in developing and implementing interdisciplinary patient care plans to ensure comprehensive, quality medical care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited physical therapy school with a B.S., M.S., or D.P.T.  Previous hospital experience preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:  Licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the State of North Carolina with current licensure, active member of APTA encouraged, but not required.  CPR certification required every two years.

Wake Forest Baptist Health:
Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston Salem – that included Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, and more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experimental medical education and groundbreaking research that include Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.

*TMJ

Generic Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
1.  Provides patient care assessment and treatment. Ensures patient evaluations and treatments are comprehensive, functional and according to the Standard of Practice.  Provides sound professional judgment in interpreting the evaluation results and establishing an acceptable treatment plan with realistic goals.
2.  Maintains accurate patient documentation.  Completes written patient evaluations, progress notes, and discharge notes per policy. Ensures accurate and timely documentation of patient/family education, charges and departmental statistics, and ICD-9 codes as appropriate.
3.  Meets department financial and productivity standards.  Understands the budgeted expectations.  Maintains productivity standards.  Adjusts individual schedules to meet the needs of the patient and department.
4.  Participates in process management to optimize quality and efficiency of services.  Identifies quality and operational opportunities.
5.  Promotes professional development and education of other health care workers and provides representation on committees.  Conducts in-service training programs to provide state-of-the-art information to health care workers and enhances safety.
6.  Supervises physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students to develop their clinical skills and ensure the delivery of quality patient care.
7.  Communicates in a professional and timely manner with patients, physicians, staff, and all external customers.
8.  Provides appropriate patient care in accordance with age/developmental guidelines.  Demonstrates age/developmentally specific knowledge, skills, and abilities for the patients served.
9.   Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Contact with patients, family members, visitors, coworkers and medical staff under a wide variety of circumstances
Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses, and other health care providers
Ability to communicate with patients of all age groups and significant others appropriate to the level of comprehension
Has knowledge, clinical skills, and understanding of the patient throughout the entire span of life
Flexible
Team oriented

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Clean, well-lit comfortable climate; however, occasional conditions with high moisture content
Moderate noise environment
May make home visits
Subject to electro-mechanical hazards
Subject to stressful conditions
Occasionally handles emergency or crises situations
Exposure to unpleasant patient elements, body fluids
Frequent exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens, may be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases
Possible exposure to chemicals used in cleaning
Required personal protective equipment eye protection, face protection, gown, mask, lab coat and sterile and non-sterile gloves, shoe covers

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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