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Physical Therapist

Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Location: Everett
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPIST POSITION SUMMARYProvides and directs physical therapy services to residents, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions under physician's orders.Physical Therapist Responsibilities

  • Provides physical therapy services to residents and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Physical Therapy Department procedures.
  • Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention/treatment.
  • Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.
  • Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents, family and other team members.
  • Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other team members.
  • Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
  • Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family and other team members.
  • Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment plan.
  • Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders.
  • Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the resident in their own environment.
  • Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.
  • Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the resident.
  • Provides/recommends/fabricates adaptive devices or other equipment. Trains residents, family and appropriate staff in the use or application of orthotics and prosthetics.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
  • Supervises and directs LPTA's in the implementation of the treatment plan.
  • Supervises students and volunteers.
  • Supervises Physical Therapy Aides and Rehabilitation Aides.
  • Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and of individual physical therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
  • Participates in resident, family and staff education.
  • Confers formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
  • Adheres to Physical Therapy Department procedures regarding documentation of physical therapy services.
  • Attends in-service meetings and facility meetings as required.
  • Provides in-service education to members of the resident's care team and education to the community.
  • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development.
  • Records billable treatment times according to Physical Therapy Department procedures and submits weekly/monthly statistics to regional office.
  • Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
  • Maintains safe and clean work area and adheres to facility/company safety standards.
  • Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.
  • Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning, implementation and follow-up or resident therapy programs.
  • Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers, residents, family members and facility personnel.
  • Reports to work on time and adheres to schedule maintaining acceptable patient ratios and work efficiency during assigned shift.
  • Assists with and participates in quality assurance program as required.
  • Adheres to established confidentiality standards.
  • Projects a positive and professional image at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Physical Therapy Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
    • Successful completion of National Certification Examination for RPT.
    • Current state licensure or license eligible.


Keywords: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC, Everett , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Everett, Washington

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