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Physical Therapist

Job in MS Mississippi - USA
Company: Neolife Physical Therapy and Wellness
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-12
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Aide, Clinic, Rehabilitation
  • Doctor/Physician
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: D'Iberville

Job Description

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Brief Description

The physical therapist is responsible for directing patient care along the care continuum. This involves the direct delivery of care as well as oversight of support staff to ensure an exceptional patient experience and outcome. This is a fast-paced, high expectation environment and the successful candidate with thrive in this setting, bringing a strong passion for excellence and a desire to advance the health and well-being of others. Attributes we are seeking include a strong work ethic, an outward mindset towards the needs of others, and exceptional interpersonal skills. The position reports directly to the clinical manager.

Essential Job Functions

  • Functions as a cooperative, active member of the health care team.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient, hospital, and physician related information.
  • Assumes responsibility for continued professional growth and development, by participating in continuing education programs, and other appropriate learning experiences.
  • Maintains safety and infection control standards: recognizes and reports inferior patient care and or safety hazards.
  • Evaluates patients per physician order and administers appropriate treatments and modalities.
  • Communicates with referring physician.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • Interprets and reports results to treatments.
  • Functions as active director as needed.
  • Assigns and supervises appropriate tasks to all support staff.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of programs and services.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of all patients referred for physical therapy.
  • Responsible for timely completion and submission of all reports pertaining to evaluation and discharge. Ensure timely communication to all referral sources regarding their respective patients.
  • Practice Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics, and Standards of Practice and Standards of Practice policy in this manual.
  • Maintain a patient treatment schedule consistent with the needs of the department.
  • To respect and understand the patient right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions.
  • Practices ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic, and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills dealing with a diverse range of people.
  • Ability to work independently and make appropriate decisions.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from patients.
  • Ability to act with integrity regarding all matters of confidentiality.
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and independent judgment in solving problems.
  • Practice Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics, and Standards of Practice and Standards.

Education and Experience:

  • Doctor’s or Master’s degree in physical therapy required
  • Licensed or eligible for State of MS PT license
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Efficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

Work Environment:

Works within an outpatient physical therapy clinic and performs these essential job functions in addition to managing their current caseload of patients.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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