• Physical Therapist

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    ID 2018-1053
    Category
    Clinical – CHHA
    Type
    Fee For Service
  • Overview

    To plan, implement and provide physical therapy services as prescribed as prescribed by the attending physician.

    Responsibilities

    • Assesses physical therapy needs by applying objective diagnostic and prognostic test.
    • Prepares initial assessment of the patient’s condition and perform periodic re-assessments.
    • Develops a plan of care in accordance with the authorized practitioner’s prescription for therapy services.
    • The plan must include the type of services rendered estimated duration of treatment, and amount and frequency of visits.
    • The patient’s plan of care must include clearly defined, measurable short and long term goals with time frames to measure outcomes.
    • Provides physical therapist treatment according to established goals, in collaboration with the patient’s physician.
    • Documents the patient’s response to treatment and modify the treatment plan and objectives as needed after notifying the patient’s physician.
    • Instructs health care personnel, the patient and family in the techniques and principles necessary for safe management and maximum restoration of mobility and function.
    • Completes cases conferences, 60 day, and transfer and discharge summaries when indicated.
    • Prepares all documentation on the appropriate forms.
    • Participates in the development and periodic revision of the physician’s Plan of treatment with the Home Care Coordinator.
    • Participates in case conferences, staff meeting and in-service programs as requested.
    • Participates in other related patient care and office activities as requested to facilitate ongoing coordination of services.
    • Submits visit notes, at least weekly, or within 7 days after completion of each home visit,
    • Provides written Home exercise programs to client and Home Care coordinator and instruct patient/family/caregiver as per physician’s instructions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Demonstrates sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding suspected violation of corporate compliance regulations.
    • Reports all suspected violations to supervisor, Compliance Officer or Compliance Hotline.

    Qualifications

    • A license and current registration to practice as a Registered Physical Therapist in New York State.
    • Graduate of a physical therapy school approved by: The American Physical Therapy Association; The Council on Medical Education and American PT Association of the Council on Medical Education of Hospitals for the American Medical Associate.
    • Two (2) years institutional and/or home care experience required.
    • Satisfy the state health status requirements

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