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Physical Therapist - Acute Care, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Physical Therapist - Acute Care

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Rehab Job Family
  • Full Time

Job Description​

Details: This is a full time days position in an Inpatient Acute Care hospital setting.

The Opportunity: 

  

Saint Luke’s Health System is seeking a Physical Therapist for Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. As a Physical Therapist in this role, you will provide inpatient acute care with variety in your work, opportunities to take on extra projects to improve patient outcomes and have Physical Therapy Assistants available to support you. This position has team-oriented productivity standards and goals creating a collaborative team environment where everyone helps each other to achieve patient centered goals. 

  

The Work: 

  • The staff Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates patients with an impairment, injury and/or disease, Then plans, designs and implements individualized physical therapy treatment programs.  

  • Interventions may include therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, functional retraining skilled therapy modalities, gait training, and/or other techniques deemed necessary by the therapist. 

  • Periodically reevaluates the patient to determine effectiveness of interventions and contributes to discharge planning.  

  • The PT supervises treatment provided by physical therapist assistants and recommends client care interventions to other members of the health care team to contribute to the patient rehabilitation process.  

  • The PT delegates and instructs supportive personnel in services to be provided and performs other duties as requested by the manager. 

  

We are seeking a physical therapist that is flexible, enjoys variety in work, and is comfortable with working with all ages. To be successful, you will need to be a team-oriented patient focused professional who keeps patient care a priority while working with their peers to achieve a common goal. 

  

  

Why choose Saint Luke’s:   

  • Strong support for continuing education and professional development. 

  • Designated location for National Health Services Corporation Loan Repayment Program. 

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more. 

  • We believe in creating a collaborative environment where all voices are heard. 

  • We are here for you and will support you in achieving your goals. 

  • We are dedicated to innovation and always looking for ways to improve. 

 

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Physical Therapist (MO) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Bachelor's Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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