Physical Therapist for Franklin CountyPhysical TherapistFull TimeProfessional
Salary Range: $70,000.00 To 100,000.00 Annually
Role and Responsibilities
A qualified professional, who directs, supervises, evaluates and provides physical therapy services to patients in the home, following physician’s orders.
- Evaluate patient using diagnostic muscle, nerve, joint, and functional ability tests and measures.
- Prepare an assessment of the patient’s condition at the time of the initial evaluation and perform periodic re-evaluations, develop a written problem list and plan of care including types and frequencies of treatment.
- Recommend modification of plan of care to physician, as needed.
- Document clinical notes on the date of the visit into medical record and keep all records and summaries up-to-date.
- Treat patients to address impairments and functional limitations, with a goal of reaching maximum functional independence.
- Instruct and/or recommend patients and their caregivers in the use of prosthetic, orthotic, and durable medical equipment (canes, walkers, wheelchairs, etc.).
- Include and educate the patient and caregiver(s) regarding treatment plan and goals.
- Attend physical therapy staff meetings and in-service presentations.
- Participate in case conferences.
- Participate in the development and periodic revision of the physician’s Plan of Treatment.
- Assure appropriate safety practices and maintenance of equipment.
- Other duties as assigned.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
- Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program.
Qualifications and Requirements
- Current, valid Physical Therapy license issued by NYS Department of Education.
- One year of practical experience as a licensed physical therapist.
The Physical Therapist is primarily in a non-office setting and may be exposed to outdoor conditions.
The working conditions are classified as medium work:
- Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Medium work involves sitting and standing.
The following is a description of the physical requirements on a daily basis for the Physical Therapist. While performing the duties of the job the employee is regularly expected to:
- Stoop or kneel
- Repetitive motion
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
EOE/AA Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran