Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Sparrow Health System
Positions Location: Carson City, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: Evaluate patients, plan treatment programs, and provide physical therapy interventions to patients. Delegate and supervise physical therapy activities performed by others. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Evaluate the assess patients based upon the written prescription of the referring M.D., D.O., D.D.S., P.A., N.P., or podiatrist. Establish reasonable goals with patient and/or family. Communicate the treatment plan, treatment goals, and progress toward goals to the patient and/or caregivers. Perform treatment according to the established plan, utilizing all available modalities, equipment and techniques within the scope of physical therapy. Performs medical record documentation according to established criteria. Re-evaluate patients, modify treatment programs and goals as needed, and make recommendations as to their discharge planning. Delegate to Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA's), Athletic Trainers (ATC's), Rehab Aides, and students/interns. Supervise the interventions provided by PTA's, ATC's, Rehab Aides, and students/interns ensuring that department policies and procedures are upheld and that quality patient care is provided. Cooperate with support staff and other health system departments in order to maximize the efficiency of non-clinical services such as the registering, scheduling, and billing of our patients. Provides inpatient care at Sparrow Carson Hospital based up the referral. Job RequirementsGeneral Requirements * Current/non-restricted State of Michigan Physical Therapist License. Work Experience * None
Preferred - PT experience Preferred - 1 year experience Education *Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy. Specialized Knowledge and Skills *Effective written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills.
Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related to criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients serviced in her/his assigned service area as related to the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. Demonstrates ability to use a keyboard as may be required to perform the essential duties of the job Preferred - Manual therapy skills
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants with receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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