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Physical Therapist
Rehabilitation Services
Philadelphia, MS

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The primary purpose of the position is providing and directing physical therapy services to patients which may include pediatric, adult and/or geriatric persons. The goal of helping them reach their maximum performance potential within a medical model of practice.

MS/DPT in Physical Therapy or BS with equivalent work experience.
Successful completion of State Certification Examination for Physical Therapy.
Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development
Must maintain valid state Physical Therapy licensure

The following is a list of specific duties, which are considered to be essential functions of this job. The list is not exhaustive as all duties are subject to change. This is consistent with our need to be flexible and responsive to the needs of our customers, patients, co-workers and associated policies. The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management, irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list. While an effort has been made to thoroughly describe the customary manner in which this job is performed, reasonable accommodation will be made upon notification, for qualified individuals with disabilities who may not be able to perform the job in the manner indicated.
Provides physical therapy services to patients and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Physical Therapy Department Procedures.

Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for interventions/treatment.

Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.

Obtains appropriate physicians’ orders/documentation for treatment.

Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to patients, families, and other team members.

Develops treatment plan by identifying a target list, including short and long term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.

Coordinates, implements, and conducts treatment and plans with patients, family, and other team members.

Monitors patient’s response to intervention and modifies treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with plan and physician orders.

Develops appropriate home or programming within the community to maintain and enhance the performance of the patient in their environment.

Supervision of PTAs required.

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* Position Type: PRN for Skilled Nursing Facility, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab
* Shift: Day shift

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