Physical Therapist

in County, AR

Job Description

  • Helps achieve patient goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and implement therapeutic interventions by instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing activities, such exercises to improve overall function for daily-living activities.  Develop cognitive strategies to improve areas that may be declining.
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs. Collaborates with referral sources to minimize hospital readmissions.
  • Documents patient care services via EHR (electronic health record).
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects SNF operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations (local, state and federal).
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Develops nursing/therapy (PTA’s & COTA’s) staff knowledge by providing current “best practice” information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.
  • Contributes to a cohesive team by maintaining a positive and encouraging outlook as needed. 
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Job Posting: 3061516

Posted On: Sep 21, 2021

Updated On: Sep 21, 2021