BJC Careers

Physical Therapist - Lead

Saint Louis, MO
Rehabilitation Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1169876
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has been bringing world-class health care to west St. Louis County since 1989. Conveniently located just west of I-270 and Olive, our campus is committed to offering a unique model that is a mix of private, academic, and BJC Medical Group physicians.

The Center for Advanced Medicine - South County is a new outpatient facility, jointly owned by Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, that is under constructions in South St. Louis County. The building, scheduled to be open in late Spring 2016, is located near the Siteman Cancer Center at I-55 and Butler Hill Rd. This new, two-story, approximately 84,500 square foot outpatient facility will include outpatient surgery, imaging, lab, therapy and Washinton University physician subspeciality offices including the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Opthalmology, Surgery and OB/GYN. The surgery suite includes two operating rooms and two minor procedure rooms. Imaging Services will include plain film, CT, MRI and screening mammography. 


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Role Purpose

Oversees daily operations and clinical practice of therapy programs, including direct patient care, clinical quality, regulatory, staff and student education. Assists manager with oversight and management of therapy services.


Responsibilities

  • Educates, collaborates with, and conferences with patients, families, and other health care providers; making recommendations for referrals to specialists as needed.
  • Delegates to assistants, techs, and students through written and verbal communication including determining the skill level or competency required to provide interventions to best meet the needs of the patient.
  • Provides assessment, consultations and/or treatment services based on clinical practice guidelines and department policies.
  • Completes documentation in accordance with departmental policies. Develops clinical and student education programs and continuously monitors for effectiveness and outcomes.
  • Provides / assists with determining staffing levels for therapy services.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Physical Therapy (PT)

    Experience

  • <2 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Physical Therapist License

  • Preferred Requirements

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Physical Therapy (PT)

    Allied Health Skills

  • Physical Therapist (PT) - 2 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer