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Physical Therapist - Samaritan Outpatient

Position Summary 

Coordinates and delivers neuro-protective developmental care within the Neonatal Units (ICU and Step Down) utilizing an integrated, relationship based, family centered model which recognizes that developmental care is essential care.

Essential Functions: 

  • Facilitate a culture of delivering best practices in developmental care and awareness of individualized patient/family needs and effective interventions among all staff.
  • Provide leadership in developing a neuro-protective care environment utilizing evidenced based conceptual models and existing research to enhance staff education, engagement and efficacy.
  • Structure collaboration with multi-disciplinary staff and families to assess and support dynamically changing developmental needs from admission through discharge.
  • Demonstrate expertise in implementing in-house developmental programs by reaching out and networking within the larger neonatal/educational community.
  • Utilize advanced discipline specific clinical skills to facilitate developmental goals in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Engage and support the family unit in all developmental care as the primary caregiver in order to promote healthy and positive long term developmental outcomes.
  • Promote Rainbow as experts in neonatal developmental care through communication of successful unit programs and outcomes through local/ regional/ national presentations and written publications.

Required For All Jobs

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all policies and standards.
  • For specific duties and responsibilities, refer to documentation provided by the department during orientation.
  • Must abide by all requirements to safely and securely maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) for our patients. 
  • Annual training, the UH Code of Conduct and UH policies and procedures are in place to address appropriate use of PHI in the workplace.