Staff Clinician (PT), Integrated Health Centers
Job Details
Entry
Chesterfield MO - Chesterfield, MO
N/A
Part Time
Graduate Degree
Undisclosed
Up to 25%
Any
Health Care
Description

SUMMARY: Integrated clinicians care for patients within Community Health Centers or hospital-based sites. Clinicians coordinate and administer care for spinal and musculoskeletal complaints in a team-based format.  As an occupational or physical therapist, you will care for patients referred from primary care or chiropractic for assistance in improving physical capacity, obtaining daily living goals, and reducing pain.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

Integrated clinicians provide high quality care to patients referred within Community Health Centers. High quality care includes:

  • Patient centeredness with respect to patient goals and determinants that may adversely affect their health.
  • Appropriate differential diagnosis and recognizing of conditions that are either emergent or best managed by different disciplines (e.g. orthopedics).
  • Application of evidence-informed and best practice endorsed management strategies.
  • Appropriate clinical documentation, reporting, and risk management procedures.
  •  Other specific duties and responsibilities assigned by the The Director of Health and Interdisciplinary Care.

In addition to clinical duties, occupational or physical therapy clinicians interact with Logan Doctor of Chiropractic students and residents as they rotate for their clinical training. Interaction includes formal and informal case conferencing.

 

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

 

The Director of Health Policy and Interdisciplinary Care prescribes the minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Integrated Clinician in concert with guidance from the Associate Provost. Demonstration of mission-driven, value-aligned leadership consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Logan University is required to positively and successfully advance the College of Chiropractic and the institution as a whole.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Clinical degree (Doctorate preferred) in occupational or physical therapy.
  • License in good standing commiserate with clinical degree to practice in the state of Missouri
  • Experience in multidisciplinary clinical settings.
  • A commitment to continuous quality improvement, positive and supportive student experience, professional development, and program excellence.
  • Ability to drive to different Community Health Centers to provide care.


 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to deliver patient care within the full scope of license.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members of administration, faculty, staff and students.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, critical thinking, and work successfully in a self-directed environment.
  • Knowledge of current best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of spinal and musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Clinical practice experience.

 

 

GENERAL COMPETENCIES: 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should have a good clinical skillset and be able to function within integrated environments. Must have excellent clinical documentation skills and timely execution of clinical reports. Must be able to send timely progress notes to referring primary care clinicians. Must understand interprofessional collaboration with respect to patient centered care.

 

 

DIVERSITY AND COMPLIANCE: Logan University strives to be an educational leader that is authentic, intentional and strategic about diversity, fairness and the development of an inclusive campus community.  We acknowledge and respect the differences in human experience that shapes and enriches education, healthcare, society and our institution.

 

It is our expectation that all employees support the mission and vision of the university and carry out their professional duty aligned with Logan University Values: Diversity, Empathy, Student First. Positive Attitude, Evidence Informed, Character and Teamwork.

 

Logan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to physically examine and treat patients within the scope of their license. They will also be required to sit and to use hands to type on computer, operate office equipment and handle diagnostic equipment, books, files, documents, etc.  Must be able to talk and hear to answer phones and when assisting others.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and to stoop or kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift objects weighing from 10 – 30 pounds and possibly up to 50 pounds.  Close vision needed to use computer.  Must have distance vision and depth perception for safety purposes.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The work environment in this position is characteristic of normal clinical and office environments.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

NOTE:  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

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