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Physical Therapist / PT
Details: Physical Therapist / PT The PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PT) is a qualified professional who directs, supervises, evaluates, and provides physical therapy services to patients as prescribed by the attending physician. The Physical Therapist / PT provides therapy to rehabilitate and retrain major motor skills. Services are provided in a variety of healthcare settings. PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PT) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Evaluates and establishes goals based on patient's current level of functioning and potential for improvement. The Physical Therapist / PT m aintains confidentiality relative to patient care and facility practices in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Treats patients to relieve pain and/or develop or restore function to maintain maximum performance. The Physical Therapist p lans for the patient's discharge, prepares discharge summaries and instructions.
Full Time Physical Therapist (PT)-Home Health
Details: This position is located in the Antelope Valley (Lancaster, CA) Job Objective: The physical therapist is responsible for assisting in the care and rehabilitation of designated home care patients. The therapist treats disabilities, injuries, and diseases through the use of massage, exercise, and equipment, employing properties of heat, light rays, water, electricity, and all other accepted physical therapy procedures. The therapist plans, administers, and evaluates individual treatments of assigned patients and determines appropriate activities, as indicated by patient's needs. Assists in supervision of Physical Therapy Assistants. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: A. Demonstrates understanding of the theory and practices of accepted physical therapy treatment Demonstrates knowledge regarding special needs and behaviors of age specific groups. Participates in age specific educational and training programs. Demonstrates proficiency in required age specific competencies B. Performs complete assessment of patient's endurance, sensory processes, range of motion, neuromuscular status, functional abilities and gait. Defines patient problems and goals on a timely basis after patient evaluation. C. Initiates a plan of treatment and makes necessary revisions based on assessments and patient progress. Reviews medical history as appropriate, including medications. Administers physical therapy treatments as prescribed. Updates problem list as needed. Provides recertification documentation 14 days prior to end of certification period. Contacts physician for recertification orders and/or changes in plan of care. D. Provides accurate documentation of visits within agency timeliness guidelines. Completes documentation of evaluation and plan of care. Completes a progress note for each therapy visit Routinely documents patient's progress. Provides conference notes when conferring with physicians, patients or other health care providers. E. Supervises Physical Therapy Assistant including: Initial evaluation - joint visit. Co-signs all notes weekly Joint supervisory visits on each patient at discretion of PT to be determined at initial evaluation and pm evaluation. Discharge visit with appropriate documentation. Maintains record of joint visit on time sheet. F. Demonstrates understanding of patient's insurance coverage for physical therapy. Completes an Authorization request for all visits. Communicates coverage problems with Management as needed. G. Communicates with Director of Patient Care for Durable Medical Equipment needs, patient problems or other issues as appropriate H. Maintains own schedule for patient visits and communicates visit plans with Clinical Supervisor or her designee. I. Attends and participates in staff meetings and multidisciplinary case conferences. 1. Frequency of conferences with PTA to be determined by the PT dependent on patient need, supervisory need of PTA and shall be at least once every 30 days. Non-Essential Duties: Participates in agency committees as appropriate. Participates in QI process as requested in UR, chart audits, and QI committees. Participates in orientation of other personnel. Other duties as assigned.
Registered Physical Therapist
Details: Registered Physical Therapist Location: Southern California Hospital at Hollywood Status: Per-Diem JOB OBJECTIVE The Registered Physical Therapist is responsible for the treatment and care of patients within the established guidelines of the Physical Therapy Department. MISSION Southern California Healthcare System, Inc. is committed to excellence in providing quality healthcare services to our community with a team of compassionate and dedicated professionals, within a culturally rich and ethically appropriate environment.
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