SENIOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTRequisition # 72954Position BasicsWorking TitleSENIOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTAdvertising Ends on:Wednesday, June 27th, 2018Advertising Started on:Wednesday, June 13th, 2018Organization:University HospitalDepartment:Rehab TherapySalarySalary:$68,058.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:79Job DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITYAdminister treatment to patients with complex physical dysfunctions, disorders and/or injuries and evaluate and interpret findings.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESProvide quality patient care, evaluation, assessment and treatment appropriate for patients with complex or specialized needs.Participate in the development of innovative clinical teaching activities to meet the learning needs of staff and students.Perform routine and assigned administrative tasks in an efficient manner and demonstrate innovative problem solving approaches.Provides divisional and departmental leadership by:Collaborating on special projects and assisting management as necessary.Participating in clinical research and maintaining a high level of clinical productivity.Providing educational experiences to staff and students.Serving as a clinical resource.Demonstrating the ability to set and accomplish divisional/departmental goals.Identify opportunities, monitor and participate in quality/process improvement activities and recommend corrective actions for effectiveness.Demonstrates respect for all members of the University community in the course of performing one's duties and I response to administrators, supervisors, coworkers, and customers.Welcomes the richness of talent from a diverse workforce and recognizes that diversity brings stimulation, challenge, and energy that contribute to a productive and effective workplace.Represents the interests of the University and of unit leadership in the use of resources to meet service and productivity demands within unit goals and budgets; strives to promote continual process and quality improvement.Seeks opportunities to enhance one's own professional knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to one's current position and/or to prepare for potential future roles and overall career development.Performs special projects and tasks as assigned.Education Required:A Bachelor's degree Physical Therapy or a Bachelor's degree in another field and a Physical Therapy Certificate is required.Experience Required:Reasonable (1-3 years) experience in Physical Therapy with a high degree of understanding and skill in one or more areas of assigned responsibility, including demonstrated clinical education abilities and leadership, is required.Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.Demonstrated leadership in a work or academic setting.Certifications:Licensure in accordance with the Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners is required.Desirable Qualifications:3+ years of experience in Physical Therapy with advanced understanding and skill in providing physical therapy primarily to adults in an acute care inpatient setting.Reasonable (1-3 years) experience in evaluation and treatment of patients in intensive care units.Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary teamAbility to practice in autonomous mannerDemonstrated efficiency in the provision of patient careDemonstrated effort to enhance one's own knowledge, skills and abilitiesDemonstrated program/service development or quality improvement projectsOnline Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required