We have an opening for a PRN Physical Therapist to work at our employer health center located in Eagan, MN!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
Summary: Plans and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries, or muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability by performing the following duties.
Reviews Physician's referral (prescription) and patient's condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required.
Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment programs.
Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data.
Administers manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in use of assistant and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
Administers treatments involving application of physical agents.
Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
Administers traction to relieve pain.
Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer.
Instructs patient in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modification to Orthotist.
Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care.
Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, and aides.
Other duties as assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university is required; Master's degree is preferred.
At least three years experience as a Physical Therapist in an occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic.
Knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Licensed as a Physical Therapist.
Current training in Basic Life Support is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services.
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations.
Requirements as set forth in the specific contract for the site may include working flexible hours including evenings, nights and weekends. Travel for training may occasionally be required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, virus, disease and infection. The employee may experience traumatic situations. The employee may occasionally be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Premise Health is a leading worksite health company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. With 85 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. Our mission is to engage employ...ees and their families in meaningful ways that change behavior and improve health, so they and their employers can be at their best every day. Premise’ goal is to transform worksite health to improve patient, provider and client experiences.