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Physical Therapist PRN PT

Company: Louisburg Healthcare & Rehab Center
Location: Louisburg
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

PT Job SummaryThe Physical therapist (PT) evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long-term physical disabilities to relieve pain, restore function and promote healing by applying the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, ultrasound, massaged and other forms of treatment. Under a physician's orders, the therapist performs his or her duties within their scope of practice and federal guidelinesPT QualificationsBachelor's degree plus five years of experience in Physical Therapy or Master's/Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (please note, no additional experience required with attainment of Master's/Doctorate Degree)One year of clinical experience preferred.Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by the state where applicable.PT Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesReviews physicians' referrals and patent's conditions and medical records to determine in consultation with the physician, the appropriate physical therapy treatment(s) required.Evaluates plans and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatment to patients suffering from injuries, or muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems to improve or restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability. Provides treatment in accordance with the patient's plan of care.Tests and measures patients' muscle strength, motor development, range of motion, coordination, sensory perception, functional capacity and respiratory/circulatory efficiency.Maintains patient records, recording treatment, response and progress in patient charts.Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatment to achieve maximum benefit.Administers treatments for the specific needs of the patient including any of the following:Application of physical agents, using equipment, such as hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps and ultrasound machines.Administration of massage, massage techniques and body physiology.Application of traction equipment to relieve pain.Conducts home assessments as needed to ensure patient is being discharge to an appropriate and safe environment.Timely, accurately and ethically completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.PT Benefits:401K (Matching up to 2%)Annual Performance EvaluationsPerfect Attendance BonusRetention BonusPaid Time OffHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceDisability InsuranceLife InsuranceElectronic DocumentationEmployee Appreciation Events

Keywords: Louisburg Healthcare & Rehab Center, Overland Park , Physical Therapist PRN PT, Other , Louisburg, Kansas

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