Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:00 AM
POSITION: PHYSICAL THERAPIST
STATUS: Per Diem
LOCATION: LAS VEGAS, NV
A registered professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well:being. Plans, organizes, and conducts physical therapy treatment program based on the medical referral and their evaluation. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
:Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
:Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in:services, as required by regulation; participates in in:service programs
:Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
:Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
:Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
:Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments to identify patient needs, determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points and appropriateness of patient for home health
:Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients' needs and desires
:Prepares, and completes a Plan of Care in consultation with the physician and other care:team members. Documents on progress notes, phones orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis. Revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data
:Applies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordination/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination of transmission of disease
:Plans and provides appropriate treatment for neuromuscular, neurological, and orthopedic disorders based on medical referral and therapy assessment
:Assists/instructs patient/family in transfer techniques appropriate to patient abilities. Instructs on use of equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc., in a safe manner. Utilizes appropriate therapy equipment specific to patient diagnosis and needs
:Adhere to all company policies and procedures
:Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.
Non:Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
:Perform other duties as assigned.
:Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association approved program. Meets all federal and state standards of education and/or licensure to practice as a Physical Therapist.
:Current Nevada State Certification as a Physical Therapist.
:Valid Driver's License.
:One year experience as a Physical Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
:Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies.
:Good interpersonal skills.
:Knowledge of durable medical equipment
• Location: Las Vegas
• Post ID: 25596178 lasvegas