• Physical Therapist

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-12054
    # Positions
    4
    Facility
    ArchCare at Mary Manning Walsh Home
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Rehabilitation Services
    Work Days Per Week
    5
    Shift
    D
    Shift Start Time
    9 am
    Shift End Time
    5 pm
    Type
    Full-Time
    # Hours
    35
  • Overview

    The Physical Therapist is part of a team who prides itself in providing Five Star Service. This position assess, plans, organizes and participates in rehabilitative programs. Therapists are expected to be highly motivated, dedicated, and compassionate professionals.

    Responsibilities

       
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    Screens and evaluates any resident in need of PT services (per MD orders) and documents results in medical record for all programs per department policy and procedures.
       
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    Establishes functional goals and treatment plans that are individualized to each resident.
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    Treats residents as needed to progress toward measurable objective goals and maximal functional potential. Modifies treatment plans based on each resident's response to therapy.
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    Evaluates the residentss needs for special equipment, including orthotics, prosthetics, ambulatory devices, wheelchairs and cushions. Dispenses adaptive/assistive equipment as appropriate.  Provides in-services to nursing staff or caregivers as needed.
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    Completes documentation of patient progress using evaluation, daily notes, weekly notes, care plans, consults, floor ambulation programs, nursing inservice, d/c notes, monthly statistics, and other forms as required and/or assigned.
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    Participates in resident and family care conferences, restraint rounds, inservices, staff meetings and other meetings as needed.
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    Participates in the education of students as assigned.
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    Provides inservices to residents, family, ancillary staff and other caregivers in procedures such as range of motion, therapeutic exercise, transfers, positioning, orthodontic/prosthetic care, and ambulation techniques.
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    Assists in care and maintenance of department equipment. Reports the need for adjustment, repair or replacement to supervisor.
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    Maintains an orderly and neat therapy area and complies with the facility's and department's safety and infection control procedures.
      
     
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    Provides at least one department inservice per year.
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    Other responsibilities as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Master's Degree (with ability to practice in NYS) and/or doctoral degree

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