Outpatient Physical Therapist
The facility is the largest healthcare provider in its six-county region of southeastern Ohio, which includes Muskingum, Morgan, Perry, Coshocton, Noble and Guernsey counties.
Some of the services include open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II special care.
Responsible for evaluating, planning, and treatment for patients referred to the service. Provides group and/or individual treatment to patients with a variety of diagnoses and presenting symptoms
- Collects/interprets diagnostic data and its clinical relevance when making assessments, while considering current presentation and past medical/clinical history.
- Demonstrates proficiency in performing patient assessment, development of treatment plans, and patient specific goals.
- Supervises and directs patient treatment activities of Assistants appropriately per departmental operations.
- Initiates patient care activities in reasonable/timely manner and strictly adheres to department guidelines regarding a patient’s treatment schedule.
- Completes documentation that is accurate, complete, timely, legible, and consistent with department documentation policies and regulatory agencies.
- Ensures patient charges are accurately captured and submitted within 24 hours of treatment.
- Completes program specialist competency/checklist of expectations, as appropriate to current position. (In-Patient and Work Hardening only). Completes annual competencies as appropriate to position including age specific competencies.
- Demonstrates willingness and competency to be cross-trained as appropriate to credentials, licensure, and scope of practice and department need.
- Assists with orientation of new staff and/or students.
- Performs other functions as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy required.
- Current Ohio PT license.
- Minimum of one clinical rotation in a Rehabilitation Services setting (e.g., Acute Rehab, SNF, Acute Medical, Outpatient, Home Health, and/or Behavioral Health).
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to assess situational needs and problem solve.
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Valid drivers license and proof of auto liability insurance (HomeCare).
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