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Physical Therapist (Pt)

Company: Parkview Care Center
Location: Belton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Physical Therapist is responsible for the development of an individualized therapy program consisting of physical assessment, treatment, planning, implementation, education, and communication to maximize a patient's progress toward achieving functional goals. The Physical Therapist will also maintain a positive working relationship with other health professionals and ancillary staff.Duties/Responsibilities: - Provides direct patient care, evaluates functional needs and outcomes, and consults with other specialists. Reviews patients' functional needs and adjusts care plans to ensure optimal patient outcomes. - Designs and implements a plan of care for patients based on a thorough assessment of potential development and incorporates participation by significant others whenever it seems appropriate. - Conducts therapy practice within defined standards of care. - Directs the assistance of support staff to achieve patients' functional goals. - Communicates effectively with other professional and support staff to achieve positive patient outcomes. - Practices facility and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards. - Documents evaluations, treatment goals, and plans. Regularly updates documentation and maintains prescriptions and signatures. - Enhances professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops. Keeps up to date on professional literature.Required Skills/Abilities: - Knowledge and skills to care for patient needs of the SNF population - Must possess problem solving skills to successfully perform job - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. - Strong customer service orientation. - Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with other employees, patients, and family members - Ability to travel as needed to perform jobEducation and Experience: - Graduate of an accredited Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate in Physical Therapy. - Prior Skilled Nursing Facility experience preferred - Proficiency with all applicable state, federal, and professional standards - Current license from the state Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.Physical Requirements: - Duties require extensive standing and walking. - Requires lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring patients. - Duties require frequent reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching.

Keywords: Parkview Care Center, Overland Park , Physical Therapist (Pt), Healthcare , Belton, Kansas

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