Physical Therapist PRN

Lifepoint Hospitals Richlands , VA 24641

Posted 3 months ago

Under the general supervision of the Leader of Rehabilitative Services Department, the Physical Therapist assesses, formulates goals, plans interventions and evaluates effectiveness of treatment related to the rehabilitation of patients with acute or chronic physical dysfunction or pain with emphasis on movement dysfunction. The Physical Therapist provides or superintends the provision of physical modalities, exercise and other procedures to maximize a patient's functional independence. He/she performs all functions in an ethical and professional manner to infants, children, adolescents and adults of all ages, including geriatrics. He/she demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on appropriate physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria.

  • Promotes and adheres to the Standards of Practice as adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association as appropriate for this position.

  • Practices according to the Code of Ethics of the American Physical Therapy Association and fulfills legal requirements pertaining to the practice of physical therapy.

  • Assesses patients in a timely manner and develops a plan of care and intervention related to the identified needs and includes them in the initial treatment plan.

  • Provides or delegates treatment to patient consistent with the evaluation and plan of care.

  • Regularly re-evaluates the patient and modifies the plan of care as indicated

  • Provides for continuity of care by recording on an ongoing basis, treatment rendered, progress and change in status relative to the plan of care.

  • Uses and supervises the use of physical therapy equipment and/or assistive devices.

  • Assures the quality and appropriateness of physical therapy services by participating in Quality Assurance activities.

  • Works cooperatively with each member of the health care team.

  • May be required to perform other assignments from time to time as requested by the Leader of Rehabilitative Services. This may include providing services to off site campuses.

  • Required to perform vitals (heart rate, blood pressure, pulse oximetry, RPE scale and telemetry (with RN assistance) on all Cardiopulmonary Rehab patients.

  • Able to treat verity of patient populations in aquatic pool.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy. BS/MS/DPT in Physical Therapy and VA License (or eligible) required.

Experience: Job requires no previous experience, but must have or initiate three (3) month period of on-the-job training.


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