McFarland Clinic

Physical Therapist, Ames (North)

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Date Posted
August 10, 2021
Type
Full Time
Location
McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy - North Ames
3815 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50010, US
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Job Details

Position Summary

At McFarland Clinic, the Physical Therapist’s role is to evaluate, design and implement a patient’s plan of care. Each Plan of Care is created to increase, maintain or restore function, minimize or prevent disability, and assist patients in reaching their maximum performance levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing interpretation of prescriptions, performing an initial evaluation, and establishing a treatment plan with functional and/or work related goals
  • Appropriately progressing the treatment and goals
  • Periodic and timely written communication to physicians
  • Appropriate discharge management and patient follow‐up
  • Supervision of rehabilitation aides and administrative staff as needed
  • Supervision of PTAs when applicable per the appropriate state practice act
  • Documentation: All PT’s are responsible for documenting all treatment and completing all written communications in a timely manner, including but not limited to, initial evaluations, progress notes, discharge summaries, daily S.O.A.P. notes, functional status reports, functional capacity evaluations and insurance/plan of care forms as necessary
  • Physical Therapists are responsible for establishing and developing professional relationships with McFarland Clinic’s referral sources including, but not limited to, physicians, PAs, ARNPs, chiros, case managers, etc.

Expectations

  • Exceptional patient care and service
  • Community Services (such as):
    • Hosting a booth at a health related fair
    • Presenting an in‐service on orthopedic injuries or prevention
    • Providing coverage to special events such as sport camps, races, tournaments & lectures
    • Performing complimentary screenings to the public with appropriate referrals as necessary
    • Ability to demonstrate compassion toward patients
    • Service oriented
  • Physician office visits – inform physicians of our services, locations, quality patient care and philosophy to be the best provider
  • Accompanying patients to their physician visits (patient visits)
  • Interoffice communication and follow up
  • Education: Staff in‐services, community in‐services, attendance at continuing education courses, and follow‐up summary of all continuing education courses to staff members

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain state license
  • Complete all compliance standards as requested
  • Energetic and a team player

Requirements

Education and Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Program
  • Current Professional licensure as a Physical Therapist
  • Current CPR Certification

Essential Qualifications

Physical Demands

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and understand
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to: remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20‐25 pounds
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)

Work Environment

  • Internal office
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low

Contact Information

Please click here to apply online.

To learn more, please contact Barb Palas at bpalas@mcfarlandclinic.com, or by calling 515-956-4970.

McFarland Clinic is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. McFarland Clinic makes every effort to comply with all requirements of federal, state and local laws relating to Equal Employment Opportunity and ensures that personnel actions including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, discipline, termination, training and education, and those actions relating to the terms, conditions and privileges of employment are administered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. McFarland Clinic takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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