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Physical Therapist, Full Time, RIC Flex Staff-Allied Health
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 - PT
Details: Seekinga Full-time, Permanent PHYSICALTHERAPIST / PT for a great Homecare Organization in Central Delaware! -Non-profithealth system -Helpful,down-to-earth upper level management -Offers youa flexible schedule and great work/life balance -Self-schedulepatient’s visits, Monday – Friday (NO WEEKENDS) -Userfriendly documentation system -Lap top,cell phone, mileage reimbursement offered -Trainingand orientation geared to your level of experience and expertise! TERRITORY: Central Delaware (between Middletown –Dover, DE) BASE SALARY: $70k -$93k, Depending on experience PRN Rate offeredfor additional visits BENEFITS: Full& Inexpensive Health Coverage: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, FlexSpending Life/Accidental& Short-term/Long-term Disability 3%Matching 401k + 3% Annual contribution (Pension) Upto $5k Tuition Reimbursement 26Days PTO + 6 Holidays Work/Life Balance &Employee Assistance Programs, etc.
Physical Therapist- Per Diem/ Flex
Details: Main Function: Evaluate patient/families, plan and implement individualized treatment programs as appropriate to the age of the patient. Perform associated indirect responsibilities. The work requires good clinical judgment and ability to implement and adjust individualized goals based upon patient progress or change. Performs functions under the immediate supervision of the Therapy Manager. May supervise Physical Therapy Students following the American Physical Therapy Association guidelines and the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Practice. Perform specialty services based on certifications achieved, with primary source verification, and/or demonstrated competencies on an annual basis. Duties and Responsibilities: I. ASSESSMENT: o Completes assessment in appropriate time frame according to written departmental standards. o Adapts evaluation techniques depending on individual patient needs. o Assesses individualized teaching needs and applies appropriate teaching techniques to patient/family education/training sessions. o Utilizes assessment data to establish measurable, achievable and functional goals. II. PLANNING o Establishes an individualized plan of care that sets appropriate discharge goals and incorporates ongoing input from the patient, family and interdisciplinary team members. o Anticipates and plans in advance for patient/family discharge needs considering the patient’s physical, cognitive, environmental, socioeconomic and safety needs. III. IMPLEMENTATION o Provides rehabilitation care that encompasses a holistic and interdisciplinary approach for the patient and family. o Communicates and delegates appropriately to clinical support staff to ensure safety of the patient following licensing regulations. o Seeks new knowledge to enhance treatment programs, incorporates this knowledge into treatment programs and shares new knowledge to colleagues for the development of the rehab department. o Independently develops and selects treatment techniques appropriate for the patient and demonstrates the ability to modify or terminate treatment based on the patient’s response. o Reviews medical records obtaining timely orders and contacts the appropriate party as needed concerning questions, clarification or possible conflicts in orders. IV. DOCUMENTATION o Documentation is concise, insightful and timely and in accordance with written rehab department standards. o Documentation includes all basic information consistent with documentation standards so that colleagues are able to replicate treatments. o Documentation is consistently legible and or thorough with all sections addressed in the Meditech forms. o Demonstrates flexibility in quality of documentation to meet changing healthcare reimbursement and regulatory issues. V. MEETS FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY/REQUIREMENTS o Initiates modification of schedule to meet all service line coverage needs. o Effectively manages non-billable time to meet department needs and actively seeks out these opportunities. o Completes charges accurately on a daily basis using effective self auditing tools to insure preciseness. o Consistently meets productivity standard. o Demonstrates flexibility in work hours to meet the needs of the various service lines. o Therapist is expected to work one weekend day per month or three weekend days over a three month period. o All PRN therapists are required to work at least one scheduled weekend day per month or one scheduled weekday a month. VI. DEMONSTRATES HIGH STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP o Demonstrates support and compliance with Maryland General Hospital’s mission, vision and values. o Follows guidelines of supervisors and questions directives at appropriate time and/or place, seeks feedback regarding performance and supports department, hospital and management goals. o Demonstrates ability to assess a situation from a variety of perspectives considers alternatives and chooses an appropriate course of action when dealing with all stakeholders. o Active in professional organization as evidenced by attendance at meetings, participation in committees, task forces or through attendance at professional courses. o Recognizes own strengths and weakness by developing and accomplishing yearly professional goals. o Strives to remain current with professional issues and is aware of medical, legal and ethical responsibilities as evidenced by recommendations to staff and management. o Consistently completes assignments within rehab policy written guidelines without reminders, is accountable and responsible for own actions and seeks to assists colleagues as necessary. o Identifies areas for improvement and participates in department improvement process and plan. VII. PEFORMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH HOSPITAL AND DEPARTMENTAL POLICY o Consistently performs all routine daily activities of patients, visitors, other employees and self in a safe manner. Identifies and reports unsafe conditions to supervisor. o Demonstrates a working knowledge of hospital and Rehab Center policy and procedure.
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