The Physical Therapist is responsible for the delivery of therapeutic interventions. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational chart.
Employment Status: Part-Time
Employment Location: Emporia Kansas
Required Application Materials: Online Application, KS License
Required: Graduate of an accredited entry-level program in physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, The Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, the council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association, or other equivalent organizations approved by the Secretary, Bachelors degree in physical therapy, Current unrestricted Kansas State license to practice as a physical therapist. Must possess a valid Kansas Drivers License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organizations insurability standard as defined by Midland policy. Availability of reliable transportation is required for this position. One year of professional experience required, minimum one year experience working with the frail and elderly population, home care or geriatric experience.
Must be able to continuously stand and walk; frequently squat, climb stairs, bend to the floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, lift participant, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in patient condition (breathing, color, skin integrity) and to read a sphygmomanometer dial, and other instruments. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to auscultate BP, hear verbal instructions and communication from participants, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, participant and their families, multiple tasks, noise, and interruptions, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or participant' lifestyles.
Individual must wear business attire all of the time and spends virtually all of the time inside.