Physical Therapist

Lutheran Care Center Poughkeepsie , NY 12603

Posted 2 months ago

Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Manage the professional components of Physical Therapy evaluations and treatments, as well as supervision in the absence of the Director and Senior OT.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

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