The Physical Therapist will have responsibility for daily patient physical therapy treatment involving frequent phone and in person interaction with both patients and physicians. Provides patient care as prescribed by the referring physician, including evaluation and assessment, design of treatment programs, implementation and supervision of treatment programs, educational services and required documentation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
- Responsible for daily patient physical therapy treatment.
- Reviews treatment protocols with prescribing physician.
- Participates in treatment plan review and ongoing patient care reassessments. • Responsible for accurate documentation to ensure timely and correct billing. • Ensures compliancy when billing Medicare.
- Directs and assists other clinical staff or students as necessary.
- Provides exceptional customer service when interacting with patients and physicians. • Provides necessary educational services and participates in facility in-service activities. • Works to ensure a safe and clean facility including physical plant and equipment maintenance and supply inventory upkeep.
- Assumes any other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Director of Physical Therapy.
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
- Graduate of an accredited physical therapy curriculum.
- Possess a current CPR Card.
- State Physical Therapy licensure required.
- General physical therapy, sports and industrial medicine experience preferred. • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in a friendly and professional manner with both patients and physicians.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to accurately document information for billing purposes.
- Computer experience in windows, spreadsheets, and word processing preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
Requires high-level visual and auditory acuity for participating in and monitoring patient care activities. Ability to move frequently throughout the Facility; ability to walk or stand at least 5 hours a day; occasional overhead and low reaching, demonstrates ability to lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis; ability to push/pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis; and ability to sit for extended periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.
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