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PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
17000156
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PHYSICAL THERAPIST-17000156
Description
To organize and conduct medically prescribed treatment programs for adult and pediatric patients to help restore function and prevent disability according to the principles and practices of physical therapy.
  • Evaluates new patients, sets objective measurable treatment goals for functional outcome, establishes appropriate treatment programs, and provides documentation of same.
  • Administers diagnostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to determine the extent of the patients impairment and the prognosis for improvement.
  • Carries out appropriate treatment modalities, and re-evaluates the patient as needed, modifying the treatment plan based on patient progress.
  • Provides objective, analytic documentation of patient care, patient/family education, and communication with other caregivers.
  • Communicates effectively with medical/allied health personnel, regarding patient progress, needs, and discharge planning.
  • Provides instruction in therapeutic procedures to be continued by patient and family.
  • Assists in training new personnel as requested by manager.
  • Provides guidance and direction to Physical Therapist Assistants, Aides, and affiliating students.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment programs, quality improvement initiatives, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in approved education programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Maintains daily statistical records of patient activity and charges.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:
 
  • S18T: Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.
  • Entry level degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Current BLS

  • S19T: For PT Clinical Specialist, must meet all qualifications noted above, as well as the following: ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as a clinical resource for rehabilitation staff in a focused area of clinical expertise; plans and conducts treatment programs for patients.
  • Assists management in the planning, development, organization and supervision of the specified clinical specialty area.
  • Documentation of Specialist Certification.

Schedule Details: - Per-diem - Per Diem Hours, Monday - Friday, Occ W/E - Day Shift
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-Physical Therapy - Outpati
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day/Eve
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Dec 28, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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