Physical Therapist (PT) PRN - Day
Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.
We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.
The Physical Therapist is responsible for the assessment of referred patients, ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric who are experiencing medically complex conditions or medical surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.
The Physical Therapist duties include:
Responsible to provide direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities and limitations and restrictions and potential for rehabilitation..
Documents. prepares/reviews and completes plans of care, progress notes, order and other clinical record documentation.
To establish and administer a treatment program with specific goals determined according to the patients capacity and tolerance under the direction of the Physician.
Orders, assist, instructs patient and family in transfer techniques and equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs
Educates patients and families in appropriate physical therapy methods.
Provides patient and family education regarding procedures based on patient;s age, condition, and readiness
Over sees technicians, aids, etc
Perform duties consistent with patients needs and desires
applies concepts of infection control and precaution in coordinating, performing patient care activities for prevention purposes.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Ability to project a professional image
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatric
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations
Strong organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and speaking skills
Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position
Freedom from illegal use of drugs
Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace
Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited school for Physical Therapy.
At least six months of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current license for Physical Therapist in state of employment.
Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout employment.
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