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Physical Therapist

Job ID: R-18787 Job Type: Full time Location: Great Bend, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

Under the supervision of the Director of Rehabilitation Services, the physical therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for the process of evaluation, assessment, diagnosis, planning and implementation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care. Position provides patient care for the Home Health department to promote excellence in patient care.


  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.
  • Evaluates patients in clinical area served. Therapist considers all aspects of the patient including the physical, psychosocial, developmental, and cultural needs.  Evaluation results are communicated to the physician, family, and other team members in a clear and concise manner.
  • Develops and implements treatment plans using appropriate problem-solving skills, and clinical reasoning. The therapist serves as a resource to staff members and students.
  • Documentation is clear and concise, and in compliance with departmental, KPTA and APTA guidelines, and regulatory requirements from third party payers.
  • Demonstrates understanding of regulatory requirements as it pertains to the clinical area served - Follows all departmental policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Meets all state requirements for continuing education with the Kansas Board of Healing Arts.
  • Demonstrates good rapport with patients and professionalism with other professionals, patients, and visitors.
  • Demonstrates willingness to help out in all areas and recognize the needs of the entire department.
  • Provides supervision for PTA’s and rehabilitation technicians including communication of results of patient evaluation, as well as treatment plan and implementation.
  • May provide educational programs through in-services to the rehab services department or interdisciplinary colleagues, and teaching labs to the PT students.
  • May provide student supervision, utilizing a wide variety of supervisory styles to enhance student learning.
  • May assist to develop, collect, and analyze performance improvement data.
  • Assumes responsibility for risk and safety issues associated with position.
  • Utilizes resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Takes responsibility for own learning needs.
  • Participates as a member of a team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Brings ideas/concerns to supervisor.



  • Graduated from accredited Physical Therapy Program.

  • Additional educational training assigned within 90 days of hire and annually as outlined in the accreditation plan.

  • Maintains a minimum of 4 hours annually in Knee/Hip education.

  • Physical Therapy licensure registered with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts and may require additional state licensure based on population served.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

  • Additional certification may be required but not limited to a valid Kansas Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record for certain patient care settings or populations.

  • Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department. 

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position based on the following criteria:

Primary - required (routine) to do the job
Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception
None - no approved access

Description of Information Level

  • Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
  • Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical


  • Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
  • Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes  

Infection Control:
Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Training's could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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