Job Title: Physical Therapist
Department: Peak Performance Sports & PT
Location: Greenville, NC
Status: PRN/ On-call
At Peak Performance, we offer a positive clinic environment in which recovery is based on obtaining competent, compassionate care that achieves the best possible long-term results. We provide patient centered care with emphasis on manual therapy and one on one time with our patients. Jacksonville is very close to the award winning Eastern North Carolina Beaches of either Emerald Isle or Topsail Island. Patient population is a mix of demographics including adolescents through geriatrics. Clinical hours are Monday to Friday, no weekends.
The Physical Therapist is responsible for the planning, provision and coordination of all aspects of direct patient care for a designated group of patients/clients in accordance with established facility and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality care. The therapist works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Responsibilities and Duties
Develops an accurate individualized plan of care. Goals are feasible, based upon findings and patient/caregiver expectations.
Plans and makes appropriate discharge plans.
Provides care in accordance with physician's orders and established plan of care
Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and revises plan of care as indicated.
Assess educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.
Communicates/collaborates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other and other members of the healthcare team to promote maximum benefit of care.
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and correct application of clinical techniques, procedures and programs for clinical setting and patient/client populations served.
Displays appropriate technical knowledge and application of available modalities and other equipment.
Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients/clients, visitors and staff.
Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions.
Complies with appropriate and approved security and safety standards.
Utilizes appropriate leadership skills in delegating, organizing and educating coworkers and staff.
Participates in and contributes to quality improvement process.
Demonstrates effectiveness in allocation of time resources and work efficiency.
Distinguishes between low and high priority activities
Makes effective use of discretionary time.
Meets established productivity standards.
Qualifications and Skills
Graduate of an accredited program in Physical therapy
Licensed or eligible in the state of practice. Certification in areas of practice.
Clinical skills acquired through study and practice suitable for the clinic setting.
Highly developed communication and customer relations skills.