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McLaren Health Care is a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care with locations in Michigan and Indiana. The McLaren system includes 13 hospitals in Michigan, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 53 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S.

Physical Therapist

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Health Professional
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McLaren Northern Michigan
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23003642 Requisition #
The physical therapist will accurately assess, differentially diagnosis, and identify deficits in a patient’s ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.  They develop an individualized treatment plan with patient-centered goals to reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability and work with the individual to prevent the loss of mobility.
 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  1. Performs patient evaluations through the process of obtaining history, performing relevant systems review, and selecting and administering specific tests and measures to obtain data.
  2. Establishes an individualized plan of care and selects treatment techniques that addresses the specific impairments identified in the evaluation and in accordance with physician orders.
  3. Conducts ongoing reassessment of the patient and their response to treatment.
  4. Initiates and manages the discharge plan beginning at the first visit and continuing throughout treatment.
  5. Supervises and delegates to ancillary staff and students consistent with state laws and department policy.
  6. Completes legible, accurate and clear documentation within the established timeframe identified in the department policy and procedure and in accordance with accreditation requirements and insurance regulations.
  7. Communicates with the patient, family, caregivers, significant others, and members of the health care team to promote maximum benefit of care utilizing AIDET.
  8. Assesses educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.
  9. Participates in professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, including in-service meetings, workshops, and by reading current literature concerning scope of practice.
  10. Actively participates in quality improvement activities.
  11. Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff.  Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
  12. Functions within scope of practice as defined by the state’s practice act.
  13. Performs other related duties as required and directed.
Required:
Graduate of an accredited program of physical therapy.
Current state Board of Physical Therapy licensure. 
BLS certification.
 
Preferred:
One year of physical therapist experience.
Lead Preferred:
Three years recent clinical expertise in area of concentration.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
 
Nicotine Testing - To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.

Equal Opportunity Employer

McLaren Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, height or weight, protected veteran or other classification protected by law.

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