Physical Therapist (Contract)

Location US-WI-Menomonee Falls | US-WI-Milwaukee | US-WI-Waukesha
Posted Date 4 months ago(2/1/2023 3:58 PM)
Job ID
Menomonee Falls
Shift Type
Additional Location

About Us

Emerus is the nation’s first and largest operator of small-format hospitals, also known as community or neighborhood hospitals. Emerus’ leading national health system partners include Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS and MultiCare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals takes charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Emerus’ distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in six of the past seven years. More information is available at

Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a physical therapist in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care in an acute care setting.

Essential Job Functions

  • Addresses patient needs and provides quality care by evaluating functional performance and determining physical therapy treatment plans
  • Helps patients accomplish their treatment plan by instructing, encouraging, and assisting in performing physical activities, exercise, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities and fitting/use of assistive devices
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending discharge disposition and assistive equipment
  • Document the evaluation, plan of care, treatment interventions, response and progress in patient’s medical record  

Other Job Functions

  • Attend staff meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Licensed Physical Therapist, Master’s Degree or higher
  • Current State licensure in good standing
  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association (AHA), required
  • At least one (1) year practicing as a licensed clinician in the acute care environment, preferred
  • Ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary team to promote patient-centered and individualized discharge planning
  • Demonstrate effective quality focus, bedside manner, clinical skills, persistence, energy level and legal compliance
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and verbal communication


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