• Physical Therapist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-44921
    Category
    Professional
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE MUSL Rehab Services Spine Center
    Post End Date
    9/25/2018
  • Overview

    The Physical Therapist will be responsible for examinations/evaluations, which include development of treatment plans and patient goals and daily treatments.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans. 

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary:  Commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    • Perform assessments and re-assessments with revised plans of care and/or discharge summaries
    • Screen patients to determine appropriateness of therapy
    • Execute daily treatments which may consist of:
      • gait training,
      • transfer training,
      • functional mobility,
      • balance training,
      • endurance training,
      • strength training,
      • therapeutic exercise, and
      • patient and family education
    • Maintain appropriate patient documentation per department, HIPAA and TJC standards where applicable.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy
    • Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy license or eligible to apply for licensure required 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree OR Doctorate in Physical Therapy
    • Neurologic Experience

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 100+ lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: None

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