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Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist - Registry,Flex Staff- Wheelchair Seating & Eval Exp.
Details: General Summary Assists patients in reaching maximum physical performance while adjusting to disabilities. Treats disabled patients using standard physical therapy therapeutic interventions such as heat, cold, electricity, traction, ultrasound and exercise. Evaluates patients motor and neurological capabilities and adapts physical therapy program as appropriate. Consistently demonstrates support of the RIC statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute. Demonstrates RIC Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and RIC Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties. Principal Responsibilities 1. Evaluates patient's physical and functional status including muscular strength, motor functions, reflexes, ambulation skills and ability to perform activities of daily living. Observes and interviews patient, review medical history including physician's diagnosis and prescription and administer detailed sensory tests, manual muscle tests, range of motion exams and other evaluation techniques. 2. Performs regular duties and responsibilities of a Physical Therapist. a. Determines suitability for treatment based on evaluation results. Demonstrates competency in understanding the growth and development of infant, child, adolescent and geriatric patients as measured by specific performance standards and as described by department/unit policies and procedures. Demonstrates the ability to interpret growth and development related information to assure patient needs are met. b. Establishes therapy goals and formulates a treatment plan based on evaluation results. c. Decides extent and duration of treatment such as exercise, modalities, balance activities and gait training. d. Discusses evaluation, goals and treatment with both patient and family. e. Instructs patients and their families in appropriate exercise program and in use of equipment. f. Develops and instructs patient/family in home program when appropriate. g. Participates in discharge planning. h. Documents evaluation and all progress maintaining records of each patient's condition for physicians and insurance carriers. 3. Selects from a variety of physical therapy treatment modalities such as whirlpool, ultrasounds, massage, biofeedback, paraffin and prosthetics/orthotics and/or monitors or administers the application of treatment. 4. Determines and orders appropriate devices necessary to assist patients in performing physical activities such as wheelchairs, canes, crutches and prosthetic and orthopedic devices. Instructs patient in care and use of same. 5. Provides information and/or attends patients conferences, clinics, medical rounds, inservice education classes and team/family meetings as required. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES 6. Assists in keeping work area in a clean, sanitary and orderly manner by changing linens on treatment tables/beds and cleaning whirlpools. 7. May participate in the Department education program by teaching and supervising students. 8. Contribute to the department and the profession through organizational activities, education, research and/or publications. 9. Participates in research projects as needed. Reporting Relationships 1. Assigned Manager, Allied Health
Cristwood Nursing & Rehab - Occupational Therapist - Full Time (w/e flex rotation) - Seattle, WA (Shoreline)
Details: At RehabCare we work with patients who need rehabilitation services at over 1,800 locations across the country. We are passionate about helping people regain their lives and we are just as passionate about offering our therapists state-of-the-art training and unmatched career opportunities. If you are ready to make a difference in a patient’s life by joining the nation’s largest provider of rehabilitation services, click here. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace. Full-Time Opportunity Available for Occupational Therapist in Seattle! We are currently recruiting for an Occupational Therapist for a full-time, weekend flex rotation schedule opportunity for our physical rehabilitation program for Cristwood Nursing & Rehab Centre , located in Seattle, Washington . This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated health care professionals that pride themselves in providing quality patient care. Our facilities have a prominent reputation in the community for providing excellent rehabilitation services. After evaluating your resident's condition, you'll develop a specialized treatment plan to help him/her achieve as much as possible in regaining his/her well-being through exercise and/or use of prosthetic and orthotic devices. You and your staff will play an important role in his/her recovery. Responsibilities Communicate resident progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; instruct resident's family or nursing staff in follow-through programs. Assist with resident scheduling and post charges daily to resident records. Document resident care in accordance with Kindred, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements. Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition. Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at team conferences and in-services. Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal laws. Keywords: OT, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist , OTR, OTR/L, rehab, rehabilitation, Kindred, RehabCare, Seattle, Seattle WA, Seattle Washington, WA, Washington
Physical Therapist / PT and Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA
Details: MOBILITY PLUS REHABILITATION SERVICES, INC. PHYSICAL THERAPIST Qualifications: Bachelor degree or higher in Physical Therapy. Licensed in the State of Michigan. Purpose: Provides and supervises physical therapy services and acts as a consultant to other physical therapists, physicians, other rehabilitation team members (internal and external). Responsibilities: Reviews referring medical information prior to the initial assessment. Evaluates patient status using accepted standards of practice. Consult with other professionals to develop an interdisciplinary treatment plan when indicated outlining patient goals and objectives. Reviews patient progress and updates the treatment plan on a monthly basis, or more frequently if warranted. Implements the treatment plan. Renders direct services. Completes required treatment and billing documentation on a timely basis. Provides training and education to family members/ significant others. Directs and supervises assigned aides. Fosters and maintains effective professional relationships with other therapists and aides, patients, family members. Participates in committee meetings. Assists with administrative duties such as program development, updating policy and procedure manuals, scheduling, monitoring supplies/ equipment, etc. Keeps abreast of current standards of practice. Preforms related duties, as requested. Reporting Relationships: Reports directly to the Administrator. Supervises Physical Therapy Aides. PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Qualifications: Graduate of a two year P.T.A. program recognized by the State of Michigan. Maintain an active membership in the American Physical Therapy Association. Purpose: The primary responsibilities of the physical therapy assistant are to perform treatments and related duties, in any setting, assigned by the physical therapist. The P.T.A. works under the supervision of a P.T., and that a P.T. must be readily available to the P.T.A. Responsibilities: Accept responsibility for the patient’s personal care, safety and environment during treatment. Follow established procedures and observe safety precautions in the use and application of all physical therapy modalities such as heat, cold, traction, water, sound, massage, and electrical stimulation. Provides patient and family instruction for home programs. Modify treatment procedures as indicated within established plan of care and report changes to P.T. Measure and record standardized tests such as goniometry, dynamometry, manual muscle test, and isokinetic testing. Maintain accurate clinical records and confer with physicians in regard to patient’s status, plan of care, and progress. Maintain professional dignity and standards. Participate in inter-departmental training programs. Is available to assist other staff members with treatments as needed. Maintain safe and current practices in treatment and equipment care. The physical therapist assistant MAY NOT perform the following independently: Interpret referrals from physicians. Perform evaluations without the Physical Therapist. Establish or alter the plan of care. Discharge patient. Reporting Relationship: Reports directly to the assigned licensed/ registered therapist. Supervises no other person
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