Outpatient Physical Therapist/Lymphedema Therapist-$15,000 Sign on Bonus
Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: January 15, 2022
8am - 5pm
Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S.,
the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility.
Winning the prestigious, 'Summit Award' from Press Ganey for
outstanding patient satisfaction, 'Consumer Choice Award' from the
National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation
for giving our patients the highest quality care. -Lexington
Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina's "Best Places to
Work" for 2019!
We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia,
SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in
the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we
invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC
Perform professional outpatient physical therapy services that are
concerned with the restoration of function and prevention of
disability following trauma or disease that may include various
tests, measurements, exercises and modalities vices.
Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science Degree or Higher in Physical
Graduate of a PT program approved by the American Physical -
Therapy Association or other educational program which the South
Carolina board considers to be equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1 year
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Licensed in the State of South
Carolina by the SC State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners;
Lymphedema certification preferred, but will provide training if
Provides direct physical therapy to patients upon referral by a
physician, or advanced practice provider.
Demonstrates age specific competence to provide developmentally
appropriate care/treatment for the following patient population: -
-Infant (Birth-1 year); - - -Child (1 through 12 years); -
-Adolescent (13 years through 17 years); -Adult (18 years to 65
years); -Geriatric (over 65 years).
Evaluates patients using special physical therapy tests and
measurements such as muscle testing, functional ability, range of
motion, and neurological testing.
Develops physical therapy treatment plans.
Administers physical therapy treatments designed to relieve pain,
develop or restore function and maintain maximum performance using
physical means such as, but not limited to, - therapeutic exercise,
manual therapy and modalities.
Documents appropriate patient treatment data, such as patient
progress notes, evaluation reports and discharge summaries.
Instructs patients and their families in home program.
Supervises and monitors patient's plan of care when carried out by
a physical therapist assistant.
Represents the department and exhibits effective communication with
the interdisciplinary team. - - - Consults with other professionals
regarding patients' physical therapy plan of - - - - - - -care
Takes orders from physicians' offices and hospital patient care
Schedules patients as needed
Represents department in meetings and provides in-service classes
to other -departments as needed.
Assist in providing clinical -supervision of physical therapist
assistants, and students in their duties.
Duties & Responsibilities
Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisors, or authorized
personnel as required in an emergency, e.g. fire or disaster.
Uses effective time management to complete patient care assignments
and meet departmental productivity standards.
Demonstrates sound professional judgement and acts in accordance
with the state physical therapy practice act, hospital and
departmental policies and procedures.
Assesses treatment process and acts according to acceptable
standards of physical therapy practice and departmental policies
Participates in professional activities for continued
self-development, and growth of technical knowledge and skills.
Therapist will be able to meet deadlines and commitments with
Uses safe techniques and safe patient handling equipment as needed
for protection of patients and self while performing duties.
Demonstrates competence in safe delivery of care.
Maintains an optimistic and professional image and exhibits
excellent customer service to patients, visitors, physicians, and
Demonstrates teamwork while performing duties.Exhibits courtesy,
compassion and respect, when working with patients, visitors and
co-workers. Conforms to the Service Expectation Policy.
Reports to work on time and meets the hospital criteria for
attendance and tardiness.
We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits
choices for our employees and their families:
Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits
Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan
day one. - LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
Employer paid life insurance - equal to 1x salary
Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost
premiums up to 3x salary
LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term
disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of
Student loan forgiveness
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment
for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state
and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a
discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board,
and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or
pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but
not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote
employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent
with the employee's desires and abilities and the hospital's
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