Physical Therapist

Confidential Company  •  Butte, MT

Less than 5 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/05/17 by Nina Mathews
Confidential Company
Butte, MT
Less than 5 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/05/17 Nina Mathews

We are looking for Physical Therapist for our client in Butte, MT

Job Title: Physical Therapist

Job Location: Butte, MT - 59701

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • Required Physical Therapist

Job Description:

  • The physical therapist is responsible for providing physical therapy services

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician's plan of care
  • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status, and participation in the development of the total plan of care
  • Evaluates home environment
  • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait, ROM – potential for rehab if home health patient and transfer capabilities
  • Less a goal of rehab, more a focus on maintaining comfort
  • Directing physical therapy treatment
  • Instructing patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances
  • Determining priority needs for physical therapy
  • Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition
  • Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/ caregivers in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences
  • May educate and train patient in the use of prosthetic device
  • If patient is admitted to home health, identify patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and referrals as necessary
  • Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals
  • Participates in patient discharge planning
  • Provides physical therapy consultation to families/caregivers, as appropriate
  • Provides inservice education programs for nursing personnel as needed
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary group for hospice patients and the case conference meetings for home health patients
  • Supervises PTAs according to organization policy and state regulations
  • When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every 2 weeks
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities
  • Participates in orientation program for team members
  • The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job
  • The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description

Position Qualifications:

  • Possesses a degree from a baccalaureate or masters program in physical therapy approved by an accredited organization
  • Licensed to practice as physical therapist within the state
  • At least two years of appropriate experience as a physical therapist
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification
  • State license status must be currently active




  • Days


  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Physical Therapist
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