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Physical Therapist (Full Time) - Acute Rehab Unit

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Muskegon
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:Position Title: Physical Therapist, PT (Full Time, Acute Rehab Unit)Physical Therapist, PTGreat opportunity for a physical therapy professional to work in an organization that focuses on treating the whole person, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Be Remarkable!Highlights:

  • 24 bed Acute Rehab Unit in Muskegon, MI.
  • Mercy Health's Acute Rehab Unit has a partnership with Mary Free Bed, bringing opportunities for CEUs, networking, and professional growth.
  • This partnership with Mary Free Bed includes a partnership with other rehab facilities across Michigan and Illinois.
  • Discharge-to-home rate for the past year is 90% compared to the national rate of 77%.Position Summary:Responsible to the Service Area Manager and/or the designated Site Leader. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the planning, provision and coordination of all aspects of direct patient care for a designated group of patients/clients in accordance with established facility and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality care.What the Physical Therapist, PT will do:
    • The therapist works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
    • The staff therapist using independent judgment also assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of physical therapy services provided by physical therapist assistants and rehabilitation technicians/aides and may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the team leader in the absence of that individual.
    • The staff therapist participates in performance improvement and program development activities, which includes providing input into the budgetary planning process, contributing to cost effectiveness of services, and maintaining positive relations with all customers.
    • The staff therapist will also participate in special department/clinic functions as assigned by the site leadership.What the Physical Therapist, PT will need:
      • Must be a graduate of a professional training program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association. Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university
      • 1-3 years experience preferred with in-patients, out-patients and pediatrics
      • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
      • Must be able to pick up various shifts, hoursOur Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
        Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Mercy Health, Grand Rapids , Physical Therapist (Full Time) - Acute Rehab Unit, Healthcare , Muskegon, Michigan

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