Physical Therapist

  • Elderwood
  • Amherst, NY 14223, USA
  • Aug 12, 2017
Medical

Job Description


Elderwood


Requisition ID 2017-1693
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 6/6/2017
Area of Interest Therapy
Company Elderwood
Location Elderwood at Amherst
Position Type Per Diem
Shift PRN Day/weekends



Overview
Physical therapy staff members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing comprehensive and quality therapy services. State specific Physical Therapy license is required.

Responsibilities
  • Initiates skilled physical therapy treatments in accordance with physician's orders; maintains required contact with physician.
  • Maintains written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries for residents in physical therapy program.
  • Confers with other health care staff regarding special needs of residents to enhance rehabilitation or maintenance of function.
  • Provides input for the Resident Care Planning meetings and attends during absences of the Director Physical Therapy.
  • Maintains statistical records of residents' treatments.
  • Assists with in-service training programs upon request.
  • Records and updates resident's plan of care in the Inter-disciplinary Kardex.
  • Submits requisition for supplies needed in the treatment of residents to Director Physical Therapy.
  • Assumes all duties of the Director Physical Therapy during absences including supervision of Physical Therapy Aides and responsibility for all necessary documentation.


Qualifications
  • Graduation from an approved school of physical therapy required.
  • State license to practice physical therapy required.
  • Two years' experience in physical therapy preferred.
  • Interest in physical therapy treatment programs for the geriatric and subacute populations necessary.
  • Ability to direct others necessary.



Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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