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Part Time Physical Therapist

At 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 organization.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities:

·         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 in treatment.

·         Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.

·         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 and codes.

·         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 Agency policy.

·         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 assignments.

·         Maintains clean and neat work environment.

·         Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.

·         Maintains current CPR certification.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies/Qualifications/Education:

·         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 the Agency.

·         Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

 

Work Environment: Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

 

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

 

IND-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.