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Physical Therapist

Company: TalentBurst, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Physical Therapist
Duration: 3+ Months
Location: Newark, DE


Candidates MUST be COVID vaccinated
8 4:30 Monday Friday
(However, 4 10-hour days would be preferred if the candidate is interested 8 6:30 either Monday Thursday or Tuesday Friday)




PRIMARY FUNCTION:




To provide Physical Therapy for individuals requiring rehabilitation after injury or disease process.




PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:




Evaluates and re-evaluates patients. Identifies patient and family goals and incorporates these into the treatment plan.
Completes all documentation related to patient care.
Provides professional consultation regarding patient goals, status, equipment, and discharge recommendations to the clinical team.
Develops and implements appropriate treatment programs which includes individualized goals with specific time frames.
Provides patient and family education and training.
Supervises Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant students during clinical education programs.
Participates in departmental organizational planning of objectives and long range programs as requested.
Participants in departmental meetings, inservices, seminars, mandatory hospital programs, and workshops.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients , including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices and infection control policies. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required.





SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:




Constant contact with patients. Frequent contact with physicians, visitors, hospital staff, family, and social support systems. Daily contact with those supervised.

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

Supervises Physical Therapist Assistants, aides, students, and volunteers.

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Physical Therapy Clinical Manager




EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:




Graduate of an A.P.T.A. approved school of Physical Therapy
Certification , BS or MS in Physical Therapy




KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:




Knowledge of CCHS and departmental policies, procedures, and operations.
Knowledge and skill in physical therapy evaluation, principles, and treatment.
Knowledge of clinical education and treating techniques.
Knowledge of basic group dynamics
Skill in oral, written, and interpersonal communications.
Ability to effectively identify, analyze, and evaluate problems.
Ability to observe patients to determine treatment effectiveness and adapt activities to meet patients needs.
Ability to reason, prioritize, identify problems, and initiate problem resolution.
Ability to analytically assess the physical and emotional health of patients.
Ability to effectively provide physical therapy and related instruction to patients and their families.
Ability to exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy when working with people of all ages, temperaments and personalities.
Ability to intermittently lift objects of medium weight in functional transfers using good body mechanics.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS :

Licensure in the State of Delaware as a Physical Therapist. CPR Certification. APTA preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Frequent lifting/transferring of patients, prolonged periods of standing, walking, and frequent changes of positions. Occasional heavy lifting .

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Generally pleasant clinical environment. Occasional exposure to infectious diseases. Work assignments may require travel between locations.

Keywords: TalentBurst, Inc., Newark , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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