Responsibility is defined as being liable for one’s obligations, being the primary cause, accountable. To accept responsibility over something or someone means you are accountable and are the main cause over it. “Ninety-Nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” ~ George Washington Carver.
Communication is defined as a process by which information is exchanged between individuals through a common system of symbols, signs, or behavior. It is the interchange of ideas between two people or things. A vital component of our organization is communication which is necessary to develop an understanding of what is needed or wanted and to ultimately gain an agreement. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ~ Stephen Covey
Our organization is a team. We are no different than any other team you can imagine. Everyone is working together to accomplish a unified goal. We are all required to do our part in order to be successful. Demonstrating willingness in all capacities, whether that be to pitch in and help a team member, lessen confusion, or to simply get things done, is a vital part of being a team player. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ~ Helen Keller
Professionalism is how we conduct ourselves on a day to day basis. It represents what our organization and our profession of Physical Therapy stands for. This means we all shall act in a respectful manner toward each person regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, religion, ethnicity, social or economic status, sexual orientation, health condition, or disability. As a growing company in the healthcare field, we know things can change rapidly and drastically. Handling these changes by demonstrating your problem-solving skills, time management, logical reasoning and the ability to progress with learning tasks are vital components of this value. “A professional is someone who can do their best work when they don’t feel like it.” Alistair Cooke
The noun “positive” is defined as a good, affirmative, or constructive quality or attribute. We want to create a positive atmosphere for our team, as well as our patients. We know in physical therapy, a positive outlook on one’s recovery will influence the healing process. Or as Willie Nelson says, “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.”
The noun “integrity” is defined as the quality of being honest, having strong moral principles and moral uprightness. Not only does it align with our vision for this company, which includes honesty and having strong moral principles; it’s how we set ourselves apart from other organizations. “To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” ~ Douglas Adams