Speech Pathologist -School Based Therapy- Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

60690-en_US
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee
Healthcare
Description

Summary

The Physical Therapist is responsible for planning and providing physical therapy treatment for patients in accordance with professional and Methodist Healthcare-Methodist Healthcare standards of treatment. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Graduate from a school of Physical Therapy accredited by CAPTE.

N/A

Licensed as a Physical Therapist in the State where work is performed.

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of current theories and principles in field of specialty.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with peers, medical staff, patients/families and other constituents involved in patient care.
  • Knowledgeable of the system through which the child must move in order to obtain care.
  • Must have excellent skills in verbal and written communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution
    Displays sensitivity, compassion, and respect for people of diverse cultures

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs and participates as part of the transdisciplinary team in an initial assessment to help establish a diagnosis or probable source of disorder or delay.
  • Provides effective intervention treatment plans by contributing as a specialist in physical therapy or as part of a collaborative transdisciplinary team effort, operating within scope of practice.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of treatment plans at various stages and adjusts treatments to maximize outcomes.
  • Maintains reliable systems to document, track and monitor cases.
  • Follows established procedures, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.

Physical Requirements

  • Exposure to patient body fluids.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Ability to read and write to communicate both orally and in writing with other individuals.
  • Normal or corrected-to-normal vision, including peripheral vision.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 150 lbs., as well as carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, squat, reach, bend, walk, twist and sit in one place throughout shift.
  • Ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions.
  • Ability to use hands for gripping and squeezing as well as repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.

Basic Qualifications
Requirement