Intermountain Healthcare Vestibular Physical Therapist - Hearing & Balance Center in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:222086
Greater Salt Lake area

About Us

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Job Description

The Intermountain Hearing and Balance Center is a clinic prepared with state of the art equipment and expert staff dedicated to using clinical best practices to identify and treat various disorders related to the hearing and balance systems. Audiologists and physical therapists at the Hearing and Balance Center are committed to providing outstanding patient care as they serve unique and varied patient populations. With services aimed at improving all patients’ quality of life, we provide accurate and dependable diagnostic information and treatment.

Physical Therapists (PT) at the Hearing and Balance Center are highly trained in using the most advanced and proven methods of vestibular rehab and education to provide patients with the best care available. Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation is the exercise-based approach to lessening the severity of dizziness, balance problems, and associated limitations. Patients undergo comprehensive physical therapy assessments of strength, dynamic balance skills, and movement tolerance to determine an individualized and customized exercise program.

Essential Job Duties

  • Leadership accountability: Provides clinical expertise and leadership for specialty department/clinical programs. Assists in the development and improvement of care process models. Fosters and promotes interdisciplinary care. Physical Therapist may be specialized in a specific identified area.
  • Patient Care: Functions as outlined by the Physical Therapist responsibilities while providing direct patient care and oversight of patient care teams. Maintains appropriate documentation for each patient in a complete, thorough, and timely manner in accordance with regulatory, facility, and department requirements. May assist in preparing patient billing in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Staff accountability: Provides and directs learning opportunities for staff. Develops and ensures staff competency while clarifying clinical roles within the department. May assist in the management of staff consisting of but not limited to recruiting, hiring, termination, yearly evaluation assessments, and scheduling.
  • Planning: Assist in the development and implementation of approved business plans. Facilitate regular meetings to ensure projected goals and productivity measures are appropriate; making any necessary adjustments in the business plan as needed.
  • Equipment: Participates in the development of capital budgets in requesting and obtaining the necessary equipment for the overall functionality of Physical Therapy services. May order supplies for daily clinical operations.
  • Communication: Communicates regularly with other team members regarding research and best practice. Communicates with manager/director regarding clinical program's progress, problems, and strategic plans. Communicates with management team to update and coordinate program activities.
  • Marketing: Participates in the development and implementation of established marketing plans. Develop and implement community outreach and education programs in coordination with management team, communications department or other approved agencies. Coordinates with other Intermountain Physical Therapy programs as needed to monitor development, marketing, and growth.
  • Education: Maintain reputation of excellence through continuing education, certifications etc for clinical staff. Coordinate clinical internships/affiliations when necessary.
  • Quality Improvement & Assurance: Assists staff in identifying areas appropriate for quality monitoring and in developing meaningful quality indicators. Responsible for outcome input. Responsible to continually improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  • Research: May aid in research design, statistical analysis, protocol implementation, budget management, and publication of research findings; ensuring that all research activities follow established Intermountain Healthcare guidelines.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: Commensurate with experience
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Full time, 40 hours per week
  • Department: Hearing & Balance Center Physical Therapy

Minimum Requirements

  • Current state Physical Therapist license.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Basic Computer skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, and Walking.

Preferred Requirements

  • Vestibular rehabilitation experience highly preferred.
  • Possess skill sets and experience with target population of job setting.
  • Previous outpatient experience.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location Midtown Plaza

Expertise Rehabilitation

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City