HOSPITAL CORPORATION OF AMERICA Physical Therapist Acute Care FT in Independence, Missouri

Job Code: 09726-51559 Full-time Days rotating weekends CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER INDEPENDENCE, MO PHYSICAL THERAPIST PT - ACUTE CARE FT CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more. CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER features the following: * Level II Trauma Center the only one in eastern Jackson County with 24/7 Emergency Services * An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services * Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine * An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator * Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries * Women s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit * Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more. CENTERPOINT MEDICAL CENTER is currently looking for a PHYSICAL THERAPIST PT - ACUTE CARE. RESPONSIBILITIES: * The physical therapist functions as a member of the healthcare team. * The purpose is to provide medically prescribed physical therapy programs in the hospital in accordance with national standards and administrative policies of the hospital. * The goal is to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, surgery or loss of a body part in order to allow the patient to perform to his/her maximum ability. * The Physical Therapist provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older. QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor s, Master s or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. * MO P.T. License * BLS Last Edited: 04/12/2018Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.We are committed to:Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves or absence, compensation and training.Employer's Job# 09726-51559Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.