Lead Physical Therapist

Job Description

Job ID: 1191703
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. Our partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians allows patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. This hospital is conveniently located just west of I-270 at Mason Road and Olive Boulevard and offers free employee parking. With the opening of our replacement hospital, new team members will have wonderful opportunities to start and grow their career at BJC. To learn more, visit BarnesJewishWestCounty.org

The inpatient physical therapy department of BJWCH provides rehabilitation services to patients within an acute care environment. Our staff of experienced, efficient physical therapists and assistants communicate closely with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers and work closely with patients to develop safe, personalized rehabilitation programs that aid the patient in improving mobility and returning to daily functional activities.


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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
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Physical Therapist License

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

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

     

    Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • 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