Physical Therapist II - Pelvic Health in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 5/1/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  8662 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.



FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Pelvic Health Physical Therapist provides a wide range of medically prescribed physical therapy treatments to patients experiencing incontinence, pelvic pain, and abdominal pain.  The Physical Therapist evaluates patient diagnoses, applies diagnostic and prognostic tests to measure muscle, nerve, and joint functional ability, correlates information from the evaluation and develops short-term and long-term goals and physical therapy plans of care.  In addition to serving the pelvic and abdominal health patients, this position will also allow for the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients in the traditional outpatient physical therapy setting with orthopedic and neurological diagnoses.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Evaluation
    • Demonstrates higher level assessment and critical thinking skills and is a resource for others
    • Adapts evaluation appropriately based on the age and cultural background of patient
    • Reviews medical history and adjust clinical decisions based on information
    • Administers appropriate standardized and non-standardized assessments
    • Develops age appropriate and reasonable plan of care
    • Sets reasonable and appropriate client-centered goals
  • Treatment:
    • Demonstrate advanced treatment techniques acquired through continued education and experience
    • Staff seek out Level II therapists to consult on challenging cases
    • Adapts treatment based on the age and cultural background of patient
    • Implements appropriate and timely treatment based on the evaluation
    • Provides client-centered education
    • Treatments are creative and effective
  • Documentation:
    • Accurately and timely documents patient evaluation and treatment per documentation standards
    • Obtains appropriate signatures
    • Justifies charges, reflects skilled therapeutic need, functional improvement and progress towards goals
  • Productivity:
    • Works at or above established productivity level
    • Serves as an example by taking walk-in patients and floating to other teams
    • Adjusts schedule according to caseload
  • Administrative:
    • Completion of ancillary tasks that affect patient care
    • E-learning and other assigned tasks are completed by the required due dates
    • Authorization requests and insurance requirements are submitted without delaying patient care
  • Professional Communication/Collaboration:
    • Demonstrates effective communication and teamwork with peers and other staff
    • Consults appropriately with physicians and caregivers regarding patient management
    • Delegates routine aspects of care as appropriate
    • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills with staff, patients, family members
    • Provides meaningful patient education materials and completes available interdisciplinary forms
    • Attends rounds and care conferences
    • Responsive when asked to assist co-workers
  • Performance Improvement:
    • Actively embraces opportunities and ways of improving services, patient care and/or productivity by impacting cost, outcomes and/or patient satisfaction
    • Participates in committees and activities and takes an active role in improving processes for the hospital and department
    • Promotes change and assists coworkers to transition in a changing work environment
  • Student Education:
    • Provides higher level observations/experiences for additional students
    • Effectively and efficiently manages the student's learning experience
    • Adequately orients student
    • Assures student compliance with Policies & Procedures and HIPAA regulations
    • Gives constructive feedback on regular basis
    • Observes students with various patient types and adjusts supervision levels accordingly
    • Communicates appropriately with educational/school program coordinator
    • Represents Eskenazi Health in a professional manner to the student
    • Assists in the education of providers as appropriate
  • Clinical Competence:
    • Possesses higher level certifications or demonstrate expertise in a specialty area.
    • Serves as instructor for orientations and competencies as appropriate
    • Attends continuing education and pursues opportunities to improve skills
    • Attends and participates in in-services
    • Seeks out expertise from co-workers
    • Treats a variety of patient diagnoses effectively
  • Time and Priority Management:
    • Prioritizes multiple tasks to maximize time spent in direct patient care
    • Reports to work on time and on a consistent basis
    • Is not in the disciplinary process per the hospital attendance policy
    • Completes assigned tasks and projects on


Job Requirements

  • Graduate of APTA approved curriculum.
  • Licensed as an Physical Therapist in State of Indiana or eligible to do so
  • Has at least two years clinical experience or one year's experience and > 40 hours of continuing education in specialty area


Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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