Physical Therapist - Superior


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Job Title: Physical Therapist (PT)

Location: Superior, WI

Schedule: Full-Time

 

Are you ready to work for an emerging leader in innovative senior rehabilitation? Our client is seeking a Physical Therapist who will be responsible for providing outpatient physical therapy services in an ethical and professional manner. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Therapist to enjoy a dynamic and rapidly growing work environment that paves the perfect pathway for personal and professional growth.

 

Physical Therapist Responsibilities:

• Evaluate and treat patients in accordance with state guidelines, identifying root causes of dysfunction that directly translates to impairments in daily function

• Establish appropriate POC (Plans of Care) for the patients outlining the path to achieve the patients goals; reassess periodically to keep goals relevant

• Oversee the treatment provided by the PTA based on established POC

• Deliver treatment to patients including manual therapy, educating and performing therapeutic exercises, training of proper techniques for movements and body mechanics, develops balance systems or addresses vertigo, and addressing pain in order to reach goals

• Educatespatients on best ways to self-manage condition; educates family on best ways to help the patient

• Update POC as necessary for the patients care

• Assess for appropriate adaptive equipment, including canes, walkers, orthotics, etc.

• Develop discharge plan for patients once completing their physical therapy

• Document patients’ treatment on a daily basis based on established and accepted practice guidelines

• Submit appropriate charges on a daily basis for physical therapy services provided that date

• Communicate on a regular basis with the physician and medical staff regarding patients’ current status or change in status

• Assist in developing and updating treatment protocols on an as needed basis

• Actively participate in staff meetings

 
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