Therapist- Physical (Pt)

Job Description

Physical Therapist (PT), First Shift, Physical Therapy Department

UC Health is hiring a PRN Physical Therapist (PT) for the physical therapy department for the first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Physical Therapist (PT) will support the Medical Centers physical therapy department and Level III Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.


About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Unit Details :
  • Team-oriented staffing with multiple co-worker resources
  • 724 licensed beds
  • Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center

Job Responsibilities

The Physical Therapist (PT) is an individual who evaluate, plan, and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs for referred patients to restore function, prevent disability, reduce pain, and return to his/her maximum function. Follow hospital department approved policies related to documentation, attendance, education, etc. Show respect and courtesy to all staff, patients, and visitors.

  • Develops individualized treatment programs consistent with patients' diagnosis, status, and goals while establishing goals and plans of care that include realistic and measurable goals in relation to the patients goals, diagnosis, prognosis, learning ability of patient/caregiver, physical/mental status and anticipated lifestyle.
  • Implements the treatment plan in collaboration with the treatment team reassesses objective findings, including pain, per department policy while delivering care in a professional and customer oriented manner.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.

Hours: PRN, 4 hours/week

Shift: First

Join our team as a Physical Therapist (PT) physical therapy department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

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Education and Experience Requirements:
Degree in Physical Therapy Required