Staff Physical Therapist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/26/17
5 - 7 years experience
Managed Care & Health Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/26/17

GENERAL SUMMARY: 

  • Perform PT evaluation and diagnose movement dysfunction; use interventions to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Performs patient assessment, treatment, discharge planning and collaboration with other health care providers. 
  • Documents patient care and billing information timely and in accordance with department standards. 
  • Communicates with co-workers, and other professionals, including physicians and nurses as needed to ensure optimal patient care. 
  • Functions as a team member in care of patients and in mentoring with other staff. 
  • Delegates aspects of patient care to support staff per PT/PTA MI Licensure Administrative Rules providing necessary communication and supervision. 
  • Maintains clinical productivity standards. 
  • Maintains technical clinical expertise through ongoing clinical education. 
  • Participates in in-services, staff meetings, quality activities and aspects of program development. 
  • Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed. 
  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies. 
  • Maintains adherence to all applicable Federal/State law/regulations, APTA standards of practice, MI Licensure requirements, the HFHS Integrity/ Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures. 
  • If requested, represents HFHS at community and professional functions. 
  • Participates in studenteducation programs 14. May have other duties assigned as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • Physical Therapist bachelordegree with 5 years of experienceOR Master’s/Doctorate degree acquired from a Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited program. 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED: 

  • Current State of Michigan licensure
  • Current CPR certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire) 
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Macomb Clinton Twp/Warren: Successful completion of FIM certification exam with a score of at least 80% within 90 days of hire and then annually thereafter in accordance with the department’s annual certification schedule (this may mean successful passage twice during their first employment year)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in acute care.

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