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Part Time Physical Therapist
To The Rescue, our purpose is; To improve the Quality of People's lives through
personalized and skilled services specifically designed for each person or
PHYSICAL THERAPIST (PT)
A Physical Therapist (PT) administers physical therapy to patients
on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with
physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the
Clinical Manager/Nursing Supervisor.
Assists the physician or intermediate
care provider in evaluating level of function, helps develop the plan of care
and revise as necessary.
Prepares clinical and progress notes.
Advises and consults with the family
and other agency personnel.
Participates in in-service programs and
presents in-service programs as assigned.
Understands and adheres to established
policies and procedures.
Participates with all other health care
personnel in patient care planning.
Directs and supervises assistant (PTA,
Aide) personnel as required.
Completes initial history and
evaluation visit, notifies physician of patient needs and submits plan of care
and orders for physician approval.
Performs all skilled physical therapy
procedures as ordered by physician.
Consults with physicians regarding change
Writes reports to physicians regarding
Instructs patients and
family/significant others in home programs and activities of daily living.
Attends all staff meetings and patient
care conferences as scheduled.
Supervises the PTA every 30-days and
Aide (per requirements) as assigned.
Completes and submits OASIS
assessments, reassessments, and transfers, resumptions of care, discharges and
significant change in condition in accordance with Agency defined time frames.
Appropriately utilizes ICD-10 diagnoses
Directs and supervises performance of
PTA and Aide as indicated.
Completes a discharge summary upon
completion of therapy services.
Completes a recertification for
physician every 60 days if further treatment is to be continued.
Instruction to patient/family in home
program with documentation in medical record notes.
Observes confidentiality and safeguards
all patient related information.
Prepares and submits patient
evaluations, clinical and progress notes in a timely manner as outlined in
Immediately reports to Clinical
Manager/Nursing Supervisor/RN any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
Participates in peer review and Quality
Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities as requested.
Participates in utilization review of
medical records as assigned.
Adheres to Agency standards and
consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
Maintains acceptable attendance status,
per Agency policy.
Reports all incomplete work assignments
to Clinical Manager/Nursing Supervisor/Therapy Supervisor.
Appearance is always within Agency
standards; is clean and well groomed.
Demonstrates effective time management
skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine
Maintains clean and neat work
Demonstrates sound judgment, critical
thinking and decision making.
Maintains current CPR certification.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A person who is licensed by the state
in which practicing.
Graduated after successful completion
from a physical therapy curriculum approved by the (A) The Commission on
Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). (ii) Passed an examination
and licensed for physical therapists approved by the state in which physical
therapy services are provided.
Two (2) years’ experience, preferred.
Acceptance of philosophy and goals of
Ability to exercise initiative and
Environment: Works indoors in Agency office and
patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.