Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist – Substantial Bonus !

Requisition Number: 2022-4291

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Mount Vernon, OH

Overview

We are currently hiring for an Occupational Therapist and a Physical Therapist for our program at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon OH.  

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package with a starting salary of $90,000.00.  We are also offering a substantial Sign-on bonus of $30,000.00.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline-specific therapy services for those assigned patients.
  • Ensure the design of functional treatment programs allowing for an effective return to community activities.
  • Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, co-workers and self.
  • Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline-specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

Specific Duties:

  • Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.
  • Provides ongoing evaluation of patient's status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression.
  • Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.
  • Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources.
  • Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.
  • Provides for patient education to include the development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to the patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.
  • Prepares for patient discharge including  ordering of  equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.
  • Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs/COTAs, as well as support personnel to maximize patient outcomes and ensure effective utilization of services.

Requirements/Qualifications

Qualifications Needed:

• Current state licensure as a Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist required.• Certified BLS or completion in the first 90 days of employment required.• Three or more years of clinical experience and a valid state Driver's License.