Outpatient Physical Therapist Needed in Stamford region of Connecticut

KA Recruiting - Therapy Jobs - PT, OT, SLP
Oct 10, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

In this role the Physical Therapist plans, organizes, implements and documents specific treatment programs for patients of varied ages and disabilities, according to the principles and practices of physical therapy in collaboration with the healthcare team. Required SkillsEvaluation - Obtains pertinent medical and social history. Performs thorough and accurate evaluations using techniques to objectively measure physical and functional status. Determines functional and measurable short and long term goals and designs an appropriate treatment program. Considers discharge options at time of initial evaluation.Treatment - Performs treatment as outlined in the initial evaluation. Modifies treatment as necessary, updates goals and re-evaluates discharge plans throughout the course of treatment. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of treatment techniques and applies appropriately. Treatment should include patient and family education and communication/interaction with appropriate team members.Documentation - Clinical documentation is timely, objective and complete. Administrative documentation including but not limited to billing and outcome measures is accurate and timely.Education - Assumes personal responsibility for continuing education and professional development. Provides education to therapy staff, system employees and community.Supervision - Supervises the patient care activities of assistants, aides and volunteers. Delegates routine care to supportive personnel as appropriate. May supervise students. Required ExperienceMust be licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.New graduate may be considered.Graduate of an accredited curriculum with a minimum of a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. For individuals who completed appropriate Physical Therapy education prior to 2015, with a valid Physical Therapy license in the state of practice or proof of license eligibility, a Bachelor's degree or greater in Physical Therapy will be accepted in lieu of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree

Company Description:

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