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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 6:49 PM


Physical Therapist
LOCATION: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
POSITION SUMMARY:
A registered professional physical therapist whom provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well:being. Plans, organizes, and conducts physical therapy treatment program based on the medical referral and their evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
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Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in:services, as required by regulation; participates in in:service programs
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Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
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Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
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Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
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Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments to identify patient needs, determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points and appropriateness of patient for home health
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Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients' needs and desires
:Prepares, and completes a Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care:team members.
:Documents on progress notes, phones orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis.
:Revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data
:Applies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordination/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination of transmission of disease
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Plans and provides appropriate treatment for neuromuscular, neurological, and orthopedic disorders based on medical referral and therapy assessment
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Assists/instructs patient/family in transfer techniques appropriate to patient abilities. Instructs on use of equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc., in a safe manner. Utilizes appropriate therapy equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs
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Adhere to all company policies and procedures
:Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Licensing/Certification:
:Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program
:Current and ActiveState License as a PhysicalTherapist
:Valid Driver's License.
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Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination
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Experience:
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Two years' experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.
Knowledge and Skills:
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Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
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Good interpersonal skills.
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Knowledge of durable medical equipment

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