Manage the professional components of Physical Therapy evaluations and treatments, as well as supervision in the absence of the Director and Senior OT.
A graduate of an APTA accredited Physical Therapy program with a Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy.
Current NYS license as Physical Therapist.
Previous experience as Physical Therapist preferred.
Assess and evaluate residents and establish goals and plans.
Re-evaluate goals and treatment plans in accordance with New York State code.
Document required medical record progress notes per NYS code.
Insure a physician orders treatments.
Makes recommendation to Director and/or Physician on resident response to treatment.
Provide input as a member of the Comprehensive Care Planning Team.
Make assignments and supervise the Physical Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapy Aide.
Familiar with facility policy and procedure.
Attend mandatory in-services and provide Physical Therapy in-services as needed.
Assume department tasks as required including transportation, general housekeeping, sanitation, and cleaning of equipment as assigned.
Inputs data into computer.
All other duties as assigned.
Lutheran Care Center