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Physical Therapist-WI-Chequamegon

St. Luke's Hospital
Ashland

Job Description

The Physical Therapist-MN and WI provides inpatient as well as outpatient care services in St. Lukes facilities located in Minnesota and Wisconsin as assigned, consisting of evaluation, planning, treatment and documentation; will supervise Assistants, Attendants and students during provision of treatment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: See Licensure/Certification/Registration requirements.
Experience: N/A
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Physical Therapy License in Wisconsin. WI Background Study upon hire and renewed per WI state law.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: N/A
Experience: Age-Specific (e.g. Pediatrics).
Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Wound care, joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization; ability to relate well to people of all ages, economic and ethnic backgrounds; muscle strengthening; endurance training, and cardiovascular response to exercise

READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Inpatient Physical Therapists: Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds
Outpatient Physical Therapists (included in Inpatient Hospital Weekend Rotation): Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds
Outpatient Physical Therapists (not included in the Inpatient Hospital Weekend Rotation): Ability to lift thirty (30) pounds

Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Stoop, squat, kneel, orcrouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Employment Type

Full-time

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