Part-Time Physical Therapist
Conway, Arkansas 72032
Job Description and Requirements
EXOS helps people perform at a high level so they can achieve what matters most to them. Since our founding in 1999, we've become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted by more than 150 clients, including corporations, academic institutions, health systems, sports organizations, the U.S. military, community centers, and residential communities. With award-winning facilities and spaces, technology, equipment, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides individualized plans based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance.
We know that athletes' careers evolve and their goals change, but the one constant is the demand for staying at the top of their game, and pushing it to new levels. That's why we develop personalized game plans for athletes around the world at any point in their career. We've helped individuals and teams in just about every sport on the elite level as well as college, youth, and high school. Wherever athletes are preparing to compete, EXOS specialists are helping them get there - from club team tryouts and high school championships to renowned events like NFL combine, the Olympics, and the World Cup.
This position requires the responsibility of providing treatment in a variety of settings such as: inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation, and home care patient population. Physical Therapists are also responsible for the supervision of treatments or parts of treatments delegated to support personnel.
The Physical Therapist will work with patients, initially evaluating them and establishing a plan of care. The Physical Therapist should ensure patients are progressing and adapt the plan of care according to progress and other applicable conditions. These treatments should include utilization of techniques and equipment of rehabilitation, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, manual therapy, ultrasound, traction, therapeutic exercises, massage, wound care interventions, and individualized application to the patient.
Essential Functions & Duties:
Demonstrates complete competence in oral and written communication while maintaining accurate departmental records
Demonstrates ability to conduct appropriate comprehensive evaluations for patients who may be experiencing a variety of diagnoses while utilizing appropriate formal and informal assessment tools
Designs a schedule that allows completion of all work activities, including paperwork, in an efficient and effective manner
Collaborates with other professionals to serve the needs of the patient by actively listening, responding professionally to feedback, and demonstrating collaborative therapy and co-treatment
Earn continuing education of professional development units sufficient to meet requirements for state licensure requirements and certification maintenance if applicable
Other duties as assigned
Secondary Functions & Duties:
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary for providing or facilitating treatment from culturally and linguistically different backgrounds
Participate and/or present in-service lectures to other staff members, students or other groups of interest
Assist with clinical education for PT and PTA interns
Assist in coverage needs for other facilities as needed
Assist with preparation of departmental objectives
Assist with departmental PI Data collection and peer review process
Serve on TRS committees as needed
Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy School/Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy
Must be familiar with all up-to-date techniques and treatments covering the entire field of Physical Therapy (Internal medicine, orthopedics, rehabilitation, pediatrics, geriatrics)
1 Year clinical experience is preferred for Home Health positions
Licensure qualifies therapist to assess and treat the pediatric through the geriatric population with a focus toward National Patient Safety Goals
Licensed to practice Physical Therapy by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy Association
Skills and Core Competencies:
Uses appropriate verbal, nonverbal, and written communication with all individuals when engaged in physical therapy practice, research, education, including patients, families, practitioners, and co-workers
Express own ideas and feelings clearly and demonstrate a willingness and ability to give and receive feedback
Read and record observations and plans legibly, efficiently, and accurately in documents such as the patients chart, which may be written or electronic
Observe patients for the purposes of eliciting information; accurately describing changes in facial expression, mood, activity, and posture; and perceiving nonverbal communication
Demonstrate willingness to learn and abide by professional standards of practice
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Possess the emotional stability to function effectively under stress and to adapt to an environment that may change rapidly without warning and/or in unpredictable ways
Maintain and assume a variety of positions including, frequent standing, walking, bending, squatting, stooping, kneeling, reaching forward and overhead, turning, and movement of the trunk and neck in all directions
Perform manual material handling and manipulation of various sizes and weights including, lifting and transferring patients, guarding and balancing patients on level/uneven surfaces/ramps/stairs, pushing and pulling to provide resistance and to assist in maneuvering patients
Safely lift up to 50 pounds independently
Safely lift up to 200 pounds with assistance
Safely push and pull up to 200 pounds
Minimal to daily travel time may be required
We are an equal opportunity employer
EXOS is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. EXOS provides reasonable accommodation to employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities. You may request reasonable accommodation, in writing, by reaching out to our People Operations department at :
Attention : People Operations, Accommodations
2629 E. Rose Garden Ln.
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[posted Mar 8, 2018]
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