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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
Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy – Healthcare
Details: Job Description If you are a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with a desire to work for an established and growing rehabilitation organization, join the HealthPro Rehabilitation team! We are looking for Physical Therapist Assistants to support Physical Therapists in providing physical therapy services to residents at one of our nursing facilities. The HealthPro family of companies (including Affinity Rehabilitation, Therapy Partners, Comprehensive Group and Exponential) provide you with a variety of settings to suit your preferred area of specialty, including skilled nursing, assisted and independent living, outpatient, acute care, home health, post-acute, and pediatrics. Our interdisciplinary approach allows you to further broaden your skills by working in cooperation with occupational and speech therapists. We also offer flexible scheduling and loan repayment assistance for new grads! Job Responsibilities As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will work under the supervision of a Physical Therapist as you provide a full range of services including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, communication and education and related documentation. Your specific duties will include: Conducting screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention and or treatment. Evaluating residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation and conducting specialized evaluations as indicated Interpreting and communicating evaluation findings to residents, families and team members Developing treatment plans by identifying a target list, including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals Monitoring resident’s response to intervention and modifying treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders Providing, recommending and/or fabricating adaptive devices, orthotics or prosthetics, as well as training resident, family and appropriate staff in the use or application of such equipment.
Occupational Therapist- Per Diem/ Flex
Details: At University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center we know that caring can’t be taught, it’s something that comes naturally. University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center is a regional health care facility located in Anne Arundel County. With leading-edge technology, our expertly trained physicians and experienced, compassionate staff provide high-quality care to patients in the Baltimore Washington corridor. The Occupational Therapist will render occupational therapy services to inpatients/residents and outpatients, planning and conducting screening/assessment, developing treatment plans, delivering or supervising the delivery of treatment intervention and education for the purpose of enhancing insight into disease; directing the patient’s/resident’s participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance the physical and mental performance, learning, skill development and productivity to improve self-care, cognitive and psychosocial skills and abilities, and improve the patient’s/resident’s overall functional status in the home/work/community environment, and to diminish or correct pathology/deformity including the fabrication of orthotics. The Occupational Therapist will function as a multidisciplinary team member within the hospital/rehab facility/psychiatric units, and in interactions with other health care providers. Patients/residents served include all age groups (Infant through Adult-Geriatric), but primarily Adult-Geriatric.
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