Physical Therapist - Outpatient
Company: Job Juncture
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Physical Therapist - Outpatient:
- Direct Hire
- Day Shift - Monday -Friday with one weekend day a
- Competitive Salary, based on experience
- Excellent Benefits Package
- Retention Bonus
- Location: Troy, PA (25 miles south of Elmira,
Position Summary: The incumbent shall be responsible for
providing a full range of physical therapy services including
assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an
interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position’s
qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. The
incumbent shall also demonstrate accountability for and
contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem
solving, and productivity enhancement in an interdisciplinary
Education, License & Cert: The incumbent shall, at a minimum,
be a graduate of an accredited four‐year Bachelors’ degree program
(or foreign equivalent). Current licensure in the state of practice
is required. Current BLS Certification mandated.
Experience: Education/experience in working with patients to
assist in rehabilitation of disabled or injured individuals
throughout their lifespan.
1. Communicates and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for
patients, families, clients, coworkers, and others.
2. Conduct initial assessments, chooses the appropriate assessment
tools, chooses appropriate adaptive equipment/materials used in the
assessment based on the age and the development level of the
patient, patient assessment is completed and in the medical record
as outlined in policy and procedure. Data is documented in the
3. Develop individualized treatment plans, short and long term
goals are written objectively and are measurable, specifically
related to a functional deficit if ongoing treatment planned within
a specific time frame. Interventions are selected based on
assessment results and are appropriate for age, cognitive abilities
and/or development level of the patient and may include
administering medication as ordered.
4. Evaluate patient response to treatment. Patient response to the
treatment plan is evaluated as evidenced by patient achievement of
goals and/or goal revision, the treatment plan is updated as
needed. Information is provided to patient/family regarding current
status, program planning and discharge plans throughout the
5. Document the course of patient care including progress made to
justify need for skilled intervention versus lack of progress and
further clinical recommendation communicated with referring
providers. Interventions and effects are documented daily according
to policy and procedure. Daily progress notes are completed
according to policy and procedure. Progress notes in outpatient are
to be completed at least every 10 visits and/or per state practice
act. Appropriate capture of charges related to treatment provided.
Discharge summaries are completed according to policy and
6. Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that
will assist with continued functional independence. Integrates
family members into the treatment, educational and discharge
planning process for a safe transition home, and to ensure
continued care needs are met. Effectiveness of education measured
by peer input, family verbal feedback and patient satisfaction
surveys and quality metrics. Educational methods are adapted to
meet patient and family education needs. Participates with
multidisciplinary team, as needed, in all aspects of discharge
planning including determination of appropriate next level of
7. Participating in continuing education/professional development
activities. Attends/presents at departmental in‐service sessions as
scheduled. Attends external professional growth activities as
scheduled and communicates information to the team.
8. Adhere to policies and practices of applicable federal and state
guidelines, professional organizations, entity facilities and
entity specific policies. Is familiar with and acts according to
contents of applicable professional code, employee/handbook, unit
Policy & Procedure and organizational policies.
9. Meets established organizational productivity standards within a
fiscally responsible manner.
1. Other duties as assigned.
2. All equipment and duties within the Physical Therapy Department
as listed on a Competency Checklist.
Become part of a tradition of excellence in health care. In all
areas, you’ll find staff members who have committed themselves to
serving the community. They area an Equal Opportunity
Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the
About the area: Troy, Pa is 25 miles south of Elmira, NY
near the New York State border. Troy is a borough in Bradford
County, Pennsylvania. Maple syrup is a familiar delicacy in
this area. You an try these and many other maple marvels at
the Endless Mountains Maple Festival in Troy. Established in 1845
in Bradford County, Troy is famous for this all-day pancake
breakfast; wagon rides, demonstrations, and live entertainment make
the Maple Festival a memory that really sticks with visitors. The
Bradford County Heritage Museum offers a look at early life in the
town and features a general store, exhibits, artifacts, and
blacksmithing and woodworking shops.
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