Physical Therapist - Outpatient

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Oregon, OH, USA · Baton Rouge, LA, USA · Oregon, USA · United States
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024
Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.

Full Time - No Weekends


Performs patient evaluations, re-evaluations and establishes patient treatment plan based upon the referral from the physician / referral source. Documents the patients’ care and directs supportive staff regarding treatment process. Provides leadership to Physical Therapy Assistants, Students, Rehab aides and Volunteers.

Essential Job Functions:

· Reviews physician referral, patient’s condition, and medical history to determine physical therapy treatment needs.

· Performs and documents patient evaluation, re-evaluation and develops treatment and discharge plans.

· Plans and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatments to patients.

· Plans programs involving physical agents, directs care and performs treatments for various physical activities.

· Modifies treatment goals and plan of care as appropriate. Involved in patient care conferences as appropriate.

· Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.

· Responsible for overall management of patient cases including communication and coordination of care with the treatment team.

· Precepts in the direction and evaluation of clinical experience /internship of students from participating colleges or universities.

· Orients, instructs, and directs the work activities of assistants, rehab aides, students and volunteers.

· Stays abreast of current developments and new technology in physical therapy.

· Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to perform various physical activities and with use of assistive devices.

· Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values. Adheres to standards and policies, laws, and regulations. Demonstrated the ABC’s of Mercy Health Culture. Holds self and others accountable.

Employment Qualifications:

Specialty/Major: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

Licensure/Certification Required: Licensed in State of Ohio PT/OT/AT Board

Licensure/Certification Preferred: CPR Certification

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required: Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with co-workers, physicians, patients and families. Analytical abilities to evaluate patient condition, capabilities and progress. Complies with all applicable laws and regulations and practices.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at