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PT Physical Therapist

PT Physical Therapist

ID 
2017-8332
FutureCare Facility 
FutureCare Chesapeake
Position Type 
PRN
Shift 
All

Career Details

Responsibilities

  1. Reviews available resident information and evaluates the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.
  2. Conducts and documents a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures.  Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs is included.
  3. Develops and implements an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.
  4. Complies with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines as defined by facility policy, practice regulations and state/federal regulations.
  5. Completes re-evaluations according to practice regulations including review of physical therapy assistants treatment interventions, if appropriate.
  6. Instructs assistants and rehab techs in treatment procedures to be utilized and provides appropriate supervision while such staff are working with residents.
  7. Completes appropriate documentation in the resident’s medical record following each treatment session.
  8. Revises treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.
  9. Documents the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.
  10. Orients residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs.  Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedures.
  11. Works with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident’s use of functional abilities.
  12. Instructs residents and family/other caregiver about exercise programs and therapeutic procedures to be continued by the resident following treatment.

   13. Assists in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge.  Maintain current knowledge of community resources

Qualifications

1)      Minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy.

2)      Current license or eligibility for licensure in the state of Maryland.

3)      Minimum of 1 year of Long Term Care Experience preferred.

4)      Certification and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.

5)      Demonstrated competency in applying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy.

6)      Ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.

7)      Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.