Physical Therapist - EvHealth (NE)

Envision Healthcare Grand Blanc, MI
Overview

A registered professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Plans, organizes, and conducts physical therapy treatment program based on the medical referral and their evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

* Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

* Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

* Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

* Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

* Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments to identify patient needs, determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points and appropriateness of patient for home health

* Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients' needs and desires

* Prepares, and completes a Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care-team members. Documents on progress notes, phones orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis. Revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data

* Applies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordination/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination of transmission of disease

* Plans and provides appropriate treatment for neuromuscular, neurological, and orthopedic disorders based on medical referral and therapy assessment

* Assists/instructs patient/family in transfer techniques appropriate to patient abilities. Instructs on use of equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc., in a safe manner. Utilizes appropriate therapy equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs

* Adhere to all company policies and procedures

* Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

Qualifications

Education/Licensing/Certification:

* Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program

* Current State License as an Occupational Therapist

* Valid Driver's License.

* Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

Experience:

* Two years' experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.

Knowledge and Skills:

* Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

* Good interpersonal skills.

* Knowledge of durable medical equipment