Physical Therapist -GA

ID: 30471GA (23983659)
Location: Twin City , GA 30471 - US
Duration: Permanent
Contact: Tyrone Patton    Call: 7025971758
Posted: 05/16/2024

POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist will primarily provide outpatient rehabilitation services in an in-home setting for the older adult population. The in-home setting could be a patient’s private residence or in a patient’s room in an independent living facility.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. As necessary or applicable, supervision of Physical Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional

  1. Responsible for adherence to department and patient treatment schedule, timely clinical and billing documentation requirements as well as work related meetings.

  1. Attends and contributes to patient care, sta?ng conferences and other related

  1. Makes referrals to other disciplines and agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient.

  1. Consults with other members of the rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate therapeutic regimen consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient.

  1. Adapts program and/or plan of care according to the needs of the individual

  1. Promotes a safe environment and enforces the elimination of ?re and safety

  1. Orders supplies and equipment as necessary

  1. Cleans, maintains, identi?es, and reports the need for repair of equipment as

  1. Puts patient service ?rst: ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.

  1. Screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination ?ndings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the time required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the physical therapy treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services. Services include but are not limited to application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as:

    • Therapeutic exercise including aerobic capacity conditioning, balance coordination, agility training, body mechanics and postural stabilization, ?exibility exercises, gait and locomotion training, neuromotor development training, relaxation, strength, power, and endurance training
    • Functional training
    • Manual therapy
    • Airway clearance techniques
    • Integumentary repair and protection
    • Use of electrotherapeutic, physical agent and mechanical modalities
    • Health and Wellness
    • Education on Chronic Disease Management
    • Falls Assessment and Interventions to reduce fall risk
    • Case Management in the home and community

  1. Designs, fabricates, ?ts and/or applies adaptive devices, and trains patients in the use of adaptive devices included orthotics and prosthetics.

  1. Selects appropriate activities suited to the individual’s physical and mental capacity, intelligence level and interest.

  1. Instructs patient in the skills and techniques required for participation in mobility activities and evaluates patient progress, attitudes, and behavior as related to rehabilitative potential.

  1. Performs routine reexamination as needed/required to modify/progress plan of

  1. Incorporates health and wellness programming into treatment plans for

  1. Performs home and community mobility assessments and provides recommendations for safe mobility in the home and community space.



This Physical Therapist job opening last updated on 05/16/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on PTJobSite.com.

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have a valid Physical Therapy license in the state(s) of practice, or proof of license eligibility; and

  1. They must have a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy; or

  1. They must have a Master’s degree in a Physical Therapy related ?eld in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy; or

  1. They must have a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy plus 5 years of progressively responsible PT

  1. The qualifying Physical Therapy degree earned outside of the S. must be evaluated to be the U.S. equivalent to a degree in Physical Therapy.

  1. Must have a valid driver’s license or reliable, independent transportation to and from the patients’ .

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