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Travel Physical Therapist

Company: Alliance Physical Therapy
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Ready for an adventure?

Drop the mundane routine and accept a new adventure working with Alliance Physical Therapy Partners as a Travel Physical Therapist! We combine the security and benefits of working as a Staff PT with the adventure and excitement of the Travel PT world. Why struggle for positions in the local scene when you can sit back and let Alliance guide you to intriguing locations across the country? You never know, your next rotation could be the place you choose to stay!

This is an exciting new opportunity for an internal Alliance PTP Traveler who will be a treating clinician at one of our 125+ clinic sites depending on where coverage is needed. In this role, you will complete 6-month travel assignments at any one of our clinic locations in the following states: CA, MI, ME, MO, KS, NM, NC, SC, TN, LA, TX, PA, WA or AZ.

Job Summary

The Travel Physical Therapist is responsible for the planning, provision and coordination of all aspects of direct patient care for a designated group of patients/clients in accordance with established facility and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality care. The therapist works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides high quality patient care and assessment in accordance with established practice standards and clinic/departmental policies in a safe environment.
  • Performs patient evaluation, summarizes objective clinical findings, and develops an accurate individualized plan of care. Ensures that goals are feasible, based upon findings and patient expectations.
  • Provides treatment in accordance with physician's orders and established plan of care.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and revises plan of care as indicated.
  • Communicates/collaborates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other and other members of the healthcare team to promote maximum benefit of care.
  • Communicates/collaborates with the patient's referral source such as the physician, NCM, ADJ, etc. regarding the patient's care and progress to promote maximum benefit of care.
  • Assess educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other and other members of healthcare team to promote maximum benefit of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and correct application of clinical techniques, procedures and programs for clinical setting and patient/client populations served.
  • Plans and makes appropriate discharge plans.
  • Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions.
  • Complies with appropriate and approved security and safety standards.
  • Utilizes appropriate leadership skills in delegating, organizing, and educating coworkers and staff.
  • Participates in and contributes to quality improvement process.
  • Makes effective use of patient schedule and time by achieving various efficiency standards such as skilled units per visit, visits per day, and evaluations plus two-skilled units.
  • Completes timely, competent, and compliant documentation using AgileRPM.
  • Travels to other local clinics as assigned. This list of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that senior management may deem necessary.

    • Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.
    • Current Physical Therapist license, registration and/or certification as per state regulations. Physical Demands:
      • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
      • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Why we are world-class:
        • Competitive pay and Individual Bonus Plan
        • Exceptional benefits package, including 401K, medical, dental, vision and PTO
        • Clinical Leadership Pathway (CORE)
        • Unlimited Continuing Education budget, including MedBridge subscription
        • Formal and customized Mentorship Program
        • Proprietary AGILE EMR, built by Physical Therapists
          What's so great about this place?

          Alliance Physical Therapy Partners (APTP) welcomes you to become part of a growing team led by clinicians. A place where integrity, respect, humility and honesty define our partnerships. You'll be offered a multitude of benefits and incentives to take care of you and your loved ones, with plenty of paid time off for life, vacations, and rest. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in rewarding your exceptional work, personally, professionally, and financially.

          What is in it for me?

          Join a team that puts its people first and truly cares about YOU. We offer a culture that is 100% invested in your growth and success. You'll become a partner where you can fulfill your passion and provide world-class patient care.

          Why Alliance?
          We encourage and support life-long learning through mentorship, unlimited continuing education, and formal leadership training. You'll be part of a growing company with many opportunities to advance your career when the time is right for you.

Keywords: Alliance Physical Therapy, Newark , Travel Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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