• Physical Therapist Salaried

    Job Locations US-OK-Altus
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/28/2018 3:01 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    O/P Clinic # 6 (Altus)
    Physical Therapy
  • Overview


    The Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats patient’s mobility and motor assets and liabilities for functional performance.

    The PT:                         

    • Provides goal directed, activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in functional mobility and daily life tasks.
    • Ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system.
    • Provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance.
    • May provide patient care in the home environment.





    Licenses or Certifications: Licensed PT or licensure eligible in the State of Oklahoma, Current CPR certification


    Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience: Masters Degree in science preferred, Bachelors of Science or Arts a must. Rehab experience preferred

    Skills and Abilities:

    Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, staff, patients, families Protect confidentiality in all areas as applicable Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations in occupational therapy practice Ability to keep accurate records and write meaningful reports Ability to execute therapeutic procedures and manipulate special equipment accurately and safely




    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.


    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction.



    Physical Requirements:



    Ability to speak, hear, and read English

    Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

    “Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”



    Lift up to 75# from floor to 19” and 100# 19” to 25”(Occasional)           Stand(Constant)

    Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent)                                                                  Sit(Occasional)

    Sustained Forward bending in standing(Occasional)                                Sustained squat(Occasional)                                                                       Kneeling(Occasional)                                                                                Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36”(Frequent)                                        

    Repetitive squat(Occasional)                                                                     Full body range of motion(Constant)                                  

    Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)                           Front Carry – two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional)

    Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc                      



    Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Occasional travel with exposure to outdoors elements.


    Working Conditions:

    Potential hazards include:


    Exposure to




    Very Frequent

    Exposure to




    Very Frequent

    * toxic/caustic chemicals





    *blood or body fluids





    *extreme conditions, hot or cold





    *communicable diseases





    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)





    *unprotected heights





    *moving mechanical parts





    *CRT (computer) monitor





    *potential electric shock





    *frequent, repetitive motions





    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy





    *Other (as listed)





    *high pitched noises










    *needles or other sharp objects













    Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.




    The employee is evaluated annually based on the information contained in this job description. The format is the same as seen herein.



    Responsibilities and Universal competencies


    Universal Competencies

    Key Actions




    Excellent Patient / Customer / Employee Care – Continually seeks to understand and act on patient/customer/employee needs and concerns. Strives to meet patient/customer/employee expectations and gains patient/customer trust and respect.

    • Acknowledges the person

    • Meets or exceeds needs

    • Identifies issues

    • Gathers information

    • Knows when and how to apply interventions.




    Do the “Right Thing” – Shows consistency among principles, values and behavior. Builds trust with others through personal authenticity and follow-through on commitments. Takes ownership for ones actions.

    • Trusting relationships

    • Dependability

    • Models commitment

    • Does the right thing when no one is watching




    Teamwork – Functions within a team and participates and contributes constructively in meetings to produce results in a cooperative effort. Places shared goals before one’s own interests and initiates and builds relationships contributing to team success.

    • Facilitates goal accomplishments of team

    • Involves others

    • Communicates to others on the team

    • Models commitment




    Respect For People– Listens and is concerned with others. Shows respect in conversation sharing, promptness in attendance of group activities, refrains from malicious gossip. Displays respect in actions and mannerisms as well as words.


    • Active listening

    • Follow through of commitment

    • Turn taking in conversation

    • Awareness





    Ownership Of Actions / Problem Solving Ability – Demonstrates ability to take responsibility for your actions or the absence of any. Solves difficult problems with effective solutions; asks good questions and probes sources for answers; offers a variety of suggestions or alternatives.

    • Identifies issues, problems & opportunities

    • Gathers information

    • Interprets information

    • Generates alternatives

    • Involves others




    Entrepreneurial Spirit – Demonstrates creativity and individuality in new ideas, and considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues, uses accurate logic in analysis; and evaluates alternative solutions. Presents ideas for growth opportunities.


    • “Thinks outside the box”

    • Creativity

    • Considers new ideas

    • Suggests alternatives




    Strong Relationships – Takes responsibility to build productive relationships in our company and community and consistently strives to meet customer, company and community needs in a timely manner. Through personal commitment and attention to the individual customer, identifies needs and initiates the appropriate action to assure patient satisfaction and loyalty.


    • Participates in Company Events

    • Participates in Community Activities

    • Interacts in a positive manner with


    • Demonstrates ability to work with others in difficult/confrontational situations.

    • Anticipates customer needs

    • Acts as an emissary of our company values in community




    Adheres to Company Policies and Procedures/Confidentiality – supports the company by demonstrating knowledge of policies and procedures; utilization of the appropriate organizational structure.

    • Chain of command

    • Knowledgeable of policies

    • Respect for boundaries

    • Demonstrates reasoning of policies





    Self-Control – Keeps own emotions and personal life from interfering with work; managing your emotions or expressions to others appropriately in the workplace.

    • Responds appropriately

    • Emotionally stable in expressions

    • Consistency in responses

    • Copes effectively




    Work and Time Management / Initiative and Action Oriented – Demonstrates completeness and attention to detail in one’s work. Accurately works with a large variety or volume of information. Carefully monitors work quality & adherence to standards. Demonstrates initiative when given a situation and follows through to outcome issue. Uses a system to organize and keep track of information; can coordinate resources to get things done and uses time effectively.

         • Identifies issues

    • Prioritizes

    • Makes preparations

    • Schedules activities

    • Leverages resources

    • Stays focused

    • Detail orientation

    • Organization skills

    • Demonstrates follow through

    • Meets deadlines




    Communication and Listening Ability – Expresses oneself effectively in individual or group and formal or informal situations through speaking and through nonverbal communications; practices attentive and active listening, has the patience to hear people out, and asks probing questions to increase understanding.

         • Organizes the communication

    • Maintains and adjusts to audiences

    • Ensures understanding

    • Demonstrates active listening

    • Comprehends communication from others




    Health and Wellness- Actively demonstrates commitment to supporting health and wellness initiatives through modeling healthy behaviors and supporting the organization in its efforts to improve the quality of life for its employees and those we serve.


    •     Participates in health and wellness opportunities as made available.

    •     Encourages and supports others by modeling healthy behaviors.

    •     Become an advocate/champion for the wellness program and encourage others to do the same.

    •     Demonstrates support of health and wellness initiatives in the workplace and in the community