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Hand Therapist (PT/OT), Full Time - Tamaqua, PA

Company: St Luke's University Health Network
Location: Tamaqua
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients, upon physician referral, to maximize the patient's functional abilities.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates and treats patients
  • Documents patient evaluation, patient cares plans, and treatment progress on Medical Records, completes Medicare recertification's and discharge planning.
  • Supervises PT and PTA students and observers as assigned.
  • Assists in developing and implementing department programs.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to sit for up to ninety minutes at a time. Be able to tolerate standing for thirty to forty-five minutes consecutively. Must be able to use hands/fingers to manipulate dials on machines. Must have the ability to lift/move patients up to 200 lbs., push/pull patients weighing up to 200 lbs. Must have the ability to occasionally stoop/bend, squat, crouch, kneel and reach above shoulder level. Must be capable of tactile sensation as it relates to feeling for muscle spasms, texture and skin temperature. Must have the ability to hear as it relates to normal conversation and ability to hear call bells. Must be capable of seeing as it relates to general vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.

EDUCATION:

Doctoral Degree, Masters or Bachelor's degree from an accredited physical therapy program or physical therapy certificate. Current CPR certification.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Successful completion of required affiliations.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Hand Therapist (PT/OT), Full Time - Tamaqua, PA, Other , Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

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