THE CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL Physical Therapist PRN in Kansas City, Missouri
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The staff physical therapist functions under the general supervision of the Director of Physical Therapy. The staff physical therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides physical therapy evaluations and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures and within the scope of practice for physical therapists. The therapist provides care for patients with delays or other alterations in health requiring the skilled assessment, evaluation, and intervention by a physical therapist to promote functional independence. The physical therapist takes into consideration the functional, psychological, medical, cultural, social, spiritual, and developmental needs of the patient and maintains the highest degree of quality patient care. A staff physical therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapy Assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students.JOB REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's degree * No experience necessary * Knowledge of pediatrics * Organizational and time management skills * Written and verbal communication skills including the ability to handle difficult patients and parents effectively * Missouri and/or Kansas Licensure depending upon work location required EEO Employer/Disabled/VetEmployer's Job# 6627Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.