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Physical Therapist (PT) - Outpatient Rehab

Requisition ID:

23161042

Business Unit:

Windham Hospital

Location:

Storrs, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Clinic hours 7am -7pm

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Position Overview:

Our outpatient office in Storrs offers an opportunity to collaborate with surgeons performing state of the art robotic surgical care! This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse orthopedic population that offers a wonderful team atmosphere with experienced clinicians and some of the best orthopedic physicians, nurses and physician assistants in New England!

The Physical Therapist (PT) administers medically prescribed Physical Therapy treatments to patients. The Physical Therapist (PT) independently evaluates patient’s level of function, determines treatment strategies, and delivers and/or delegates Physical Therapy services that identify, prevent, remediate, and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain. This role encompasses evaluation skills and techniques, analysis of patients, and therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, prescription of exercise and other procedures to maximize the patient's functional independence. 

 

Responsibilities:

·         Upon Physician referral, the Physical Therapist (PT) performs thorough examination and evaluation of patient’s level of function, including evaluations for strength, movement, motor control, joint mobility, soft tissue integrity, pain, balance, coordination, posture, cardiopulmonary function by assessing and monitoring vitals, endurance, gait and functional abilities in activities of daily living

·         Implements, delivers and delegates patient care by utilizing appropriate interventions and clinical decision making including but not limited to modalities such as heat, cold, light, water, sound, electricity, mobilization and therapeutic exercise.

·         Provides patient and caregiver education regarding treatment, precautions, and equipment use

·         Participates in patient transition planning and/or patient discharge planning including recommendations to community resources to meet patient needs throughout the continuum of care. Help to coordinate patient care with other care providers such as MDs, Rehab Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, and other community resources as related to care transition planning.

·         Delegates patient care tasks and provide clinical supervision for Physical Therapist students, Rehabilitation Aides and Physical Therapist Assistants.

Qualifications

  •         BS, MS or DPT in Physical Therapy from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association Program.
  •     Current or temporary Physical Therapist licensure in the state of CT 
  • Background or interest in Sports Medicine a plus!



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Works efficiently and organizes time appropriately. Ability to prioritize daily work assignments.

Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use). Proficient skills in windows based software (including word processing, database, spreadsheet and presentation programs).

Working knowledge of Sate Practice Act and Federal Medicaid and Medicare regulations.

Problem Solving and Decision Making
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction. Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and interpret information from various sources. Able to take the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

 

 
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