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Physical Therapist
PITTSBURGH PA 15222
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-89769473

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Physical Therapist
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Purpose:Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment on patients referred to non-contracted and contracted facilities of Centers for Rehab Services.Responsibilities:
Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs.
Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registation renewal.
Maintains written documentation for all physical therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs physical therapist assistant documentation biweekly.
May serves as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students as well as residents and fellows in a specialty area of physical therapy.
Performs physical therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises physical therapist assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of physical therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works PTAs to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.

Qualifications


Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA )
Must possess knowledge of normal human growth and development over the lifespan Must be able to read, understand, analyze, and interpret medical record documents
Must be skilled in planning/organization, follow up/control, delegation, problem solving, self-development orientation, organizational behaviors/competencies, and stress tolerance
Must possess the ability to identify referral growth opportunities Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 33 and 73 clearances required. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Older Adult Protective Services Act
Physical TherapistUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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