Job ID:  26433551

Company:  Live in Motion PT

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Physical Therapist

Description:  Job Overview We are looking for a Physical Therapist to join our private practice team to help patients with a variety of conditions, mostly in orthopedics. The ideal candidate is a compassionate clincian who is passionate about their patients and committed to helping them recover their independence and mobility using evidence based practice. We re looking for someone with experience working with a wide range of injuries and age groups, who is always ready to learn new techniques to further patient care. The person hired for the Physical Therapist position would partner with new and ongoing patients in our facility to create a Plan of Treatment consisting of the appropriate exercises, procedures and techniques required to promote effective, safe recovery. They will be responsible for coordinating with any healthcare professionals that are working with their patients and referring patients to specialists when appropriate. Responsibilities for Physical Therapist Perform initial and ongoing physical therapy evaluations according to APTA standards of practice as well as state standards. Develop a Plan of Care for each patient based on initial and ongoing evaluations including short and long term goals, collaboration demands of other staff members, and required patient and caregiver involvement. * Implement Plan of Care on a consistent schedule and adjust this schedule and plan according to patient progress. Document patient progress according to approved medical documentation and facility documentation procedures. Evaluate mobility, strength and current level of patient function, while setting goals to improve in these areas that are scaled to patient abilities and realistically attainable. Report patient progress to patient, patient caregivers and loved ones, facility staff and healthcare professionals involved in ongoing treatment/care of patients. Maintain professional and technical knowledge through attending educational workshops reviewing professional publications, etc. Assist other facility staff members as needed to provide care and create a clean, orderly and effective environment for rehabilitation and physical therapy.Qualifications for Physical Therapist Proven record of matching patient needs to treatment plans and proven record of implementing these plans safely and effectively. Strong experience administering a wide range of physical therapy techniques not limited to: exercise prescription, functional mobility training, manual therapy, and use of appropriate modalities using evidence based practice. Experience assisting and directing treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants. Knowledge of responsible use of facility equipment, best practices for equipment use and preventative maintenance procedures. Experience with recommending assistive equipment to patients and outpatient or home health follow-up programs. Experience with a wide range of patient age groups and injuries. A strong sense of empathy, a compassionate outlook on PT and the ability to motivate patients into pushing their limits in a responsible, safe way. We accept new graduates and those with a variety of clinical experience providing physical therapy to patients in a fully equipped PT facility and who has the following qualifications: Master s Degree in Physical Therapy or Doctorate in Physical Therapy Current Physical Therapy license for state of operation. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (with AED)

Application Instructions:
Please email Heather at heather.howard@liveinmotionpt.com for more information or questions regarding this position.