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Physical Therapist

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Appleton
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare? ThedaCares reputation for providing outstanding, individualized care is directly attributed to the unrelenting passion for safety and quality demonstrated by our team members. We advocate for each patient by providing timely information and convenient access that empower them to make confident decisions about their health. Our combined expertise allow us to better predict and prevent disease and support a more proactive approach to care, making a critical difference in the lives of our patients and their families.A career with ThedaCare means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If youre interested in joining a healthcare system that is changing the face of care and wellbeing in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Job Description Summary :The Physical Therapistdiagnoses and treats patients with medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. The physical therapist provides a variety of health care services centered on the unique and individual needs of each patient according to the plan of care, using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. Works with a multidisciplinary team to deliver a full range of services, and participates in team-based continuous improvement.Job Description:KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Demonstrates best practice and accountability in the performance of safe and effective assessment, reassessment, development, and implementation of the patients therapy plan of care. Consults with other disciplines, as required, to coordinate patient care services.2. Delegates appropriately to physical therapy assistants and rehabilitation aides to support patient needs while maintaining accountability for the care plan. Understands the competency level of those delegated to, and supports learning and teaching opportunities to further enhance the skill set of care team members.3. Completes accurate and timely documentation of services provided in accordance with professional and compliance standards to ensure accurate billing and coding to maximize reimbursement and compliance.4. Assists in the development of standards of care, preferred practice patterns, protocols, and clinical procedures using evidence-based practice to ensure quality care.5. Demonstrates responsible actions and initiatives to positively impact patient access to care and contribute to the departments financial performance.6. Promotes successful relationships with referral sources and within the community to enhance strategic growth and gain market share.7. Fosters clinician autonomy through individual professional development and mentorship to support the teams success in advancing their profession.8. Develops and/or implements clinical and community-based activities that improve or expand services within the department, and/or ThedaCare to benefit patient care.9. Proactively promotes putting the patient and family first through facilitating positive patient experiences.QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree from an accredited school of physical therapy American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) License to practice as a physical therapist in the State of Wisconsin

Keywords: ThedaCare, Appleton , Physical Therapist, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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