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Physical Therapist - PRN

Company: Pivot Physical Therapy
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Job Description:

Job Number:3228Company:Pivot Physical TherapyAddress:774 Christiana Rd,Newark,Delaware19713Pivot Health Solutions is a premier provider of health and wellness services that focus on getting people back to health, preventing injury and staying fit where they work, live and play. Our core offerings include: Pivot Physical Therapy- helping people get back on the move by delivering the highest quality care and superior functional outcomes through evidence-based practice; Pivot Occupational Health- helping businesses keep workers healthy and safe, while controlling employee health care costs; Pivot Sports Medicine- helping athletes of all ages meet their performance needs with personalized services to safely prevent or recover from sports-related injuries; and Pivot Performance- helping athletes at all levels reach peak performance with customized, instructor-led programs for individuals, semi-private groups and athletic teams. No matter where a person is on the spectrum of health, we have a personalized solution delivered by the best professionals in their chosen fields.
Pivot Physical Therapy is adding a Physical Therapist - PRN to our team in the Newark, DE area!

Job Summary:

Adhering to principles consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, PRN Physical Therapist provides for the evaluation, rehabilitation, treatment and prevention of chronic conditions, illnesses, and/or musculoskeletal injuries.

Reports to: Clinic Director

Essential Duties and Responsibilites:


  • Evaluates all patients referred for physical therapy
  • Completes and submits all reports pertaining to the evaluation via EMR
  • Sees that all referral sources are advised of clinic action for the case referred
  • Maintains a patient treatment schedule consistent with the needs of the clinic
  • Confers with person's most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress
  • Treats patients of all ages (e.g. infants, children, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, elderly, ages 0-120 years), race, creed, gender, and disability without bias or prejudice
  • Respects and understands the patient's right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions
  • Practices ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law
  • Prepares and submits clinic reports via EMR, assuring confidentiality and following all HIPPA guidelines to include initial evaluations and summaries, daily treatment notes for all patients seen that day under his/her care, progress reports to referring physicians and agencies, discharge reports and summaries, special reports as directed by Clinic Director or Area Manager and daily attendance records and summaries
  • Attends Clinic meetings as required
  • Attends regular clinic meetings to report on and discuss activities and needs of the clinic, discuss patient's needs and progress, discuss reports and records, discuss expansion in terms of future goals and needs
  • Sees that all clinic routines and procedures are carried out as outline
  • Keeps abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Physical Therapy
  • Attends conventions, meetings, or special courses whenever possible and to share with the clinic personnel information gained
  • Prepares and give talks to community groups and participates in community outreach events in support of Pivot's mission, as requested
  • Maintains good public relations with all community sources
  • Supervises the activities of his/her area of the clinic including but not limited to scheduling patients for treatment and evaluations, preparing daily notes and report, maintaining inventory of materials and supplies for their area of the clinic, volunteers who may assist in their area, student physical therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant and Certified Athletic Trainers within the area
  • Orients new personnel to the program and procedures
  • Evaluates and reports at regular intervals, the work of other employees or volunteer within their area of the clinic
  • Plans for future improvement in procedures and organization of the clinic
  • Assists the Clinic Director in planning of any new programs to be developed within the clinic
  • Keeps current and adheres to policies and procedures as enumerated in the Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Assists the Clinic Director with the revision of any procedures with the clinical personnel as necessary
  • Actively participates and adheres to all policies and procedures as enumerated in the Corporate Compliance program

    Non-Essential Functions:

    • Maintains overall cleanliness of clinic
    • Runs errands for clinics as requested by management
    • Performs other duties as assigned by management

      Required Education, Certifications and Licenses:

      • Graduate of a CAPTE accredited school of Physical Therapy or a school approved by the World Congress of Physical Therapy with preferably a Doctorate of Physical Therapy;
      • Experience: Previous experience in outpatient setting preferred
      • State licensure or be eligible for state licensure
      • Current CPR card

        Skills and Abilities:

        • Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal and communication skills
        • Excellent documentation and communication skills
        • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office, Word and Excel and all other technical or software systems Pivot utilizes
        • Able to trouble shoot, strong sense of decision making and judgment; action oriented; approachable
        • Team player and effective at building and fostering teamwork as well as maintain composure when dealing with conflict; thoughtful of others, courteous
        • Active listening skills and able to adapt to change
        • Effectively manages time, timely decision making and manage priorities
          Pivot Health Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Pivot Health Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

          Pivot Health Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Pivot Health Solution's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Keywords: Pivot Physical Therapy, Newark , Physical Therapist - PRN, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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