Physical Therapist - IA #2165 (closed)
Location Southwestern Iowa
Evaluates and establishes plan of care and treats patients referred by a health care provider for physical rehabilitation services to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability. Assists in orienting new caregivers to the department. Assesses daily and future needs of the department and addresses them. May assist in interviewing applicants for open positions within the department in accordance with established hiring policy.
Evaluates and treats physical therapy patients under a health care provider’s orders. Treats patient and supervises treatment plans needed to progress patient. Follow-up with referral source regarding patient’s treatment and progress. Assists with department Quality reports and/or records. Performs necessary documentation including: evaluations, progress notes, discharge notes, and billing in a timely manner according to department policy. Assists with orientation of new staff, volunteers, or students. Supervises treatment administered by PTAs and Rehab Technicians. Utilizes and maintains department equipment and requests department supplies as needed. Commitment to reducing costs and improving productivity within the department. Assists with drafting operating budgets for the department. Attends department meetings.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or caregivers. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must possess and maintain current Iowa Physical Therapy license. Attend required and approved continuing education.
Education: Bachelor or Master or Doctorate of Science degree in Physical Therapy or Bachelor of Science degree and university program certificate from an accredited school.
Training and Experience: One year of experience preferred.
1. Bachelor or Master or Doctorate of Science degree in Physical Therapy.
2. Licensed Physical Therapist.
3. One year of experience as a PT preferred.