Physical Therapist - Sign on Bonus

Northern Light Health
Job Description
**This position is eligible for a $7,500 (minus tax) sign on bonus that is paid out incrementally**
Summary:
Physical therapists are health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. Physical therapist will evaluate each patient, develop a plan of care appropriate to the patient's needs and implement that plan of care, reassessing as needed.
Responsibilities:
SERVICE 1. Provides an evaluation appropriate for the individual referral based on age and diagnosis. 2. Develops a treatment plan based on deficits found on evaluation and as per patient goals. 3. Provides treatment as outlined on plan integrating knowledge and skills in the delivery of care based on standards of practice. 4. Reviews and updates treatment plan based on patient status /need. 5. Participates in patient discharge planning including equipment ordering and recommendations for continued, coordinated services. 6. Provides education to patients, families and or caregivers regarding therapeutic interventions to meet the needs of the patient. 7. Consults and collaborates with physicians and other healthcare professionals regarding treatment and patient status. 8. Thoroughly and accurately documents/dictates findings of the evaluation. 9. Thoroughly and accurately documents treatments provided. 10. Thoroughly and accurately documents/dictates patient progress and re-evaluation findings. 11. Thoroughly and accurately documents/dictates patient discharge status. 12. Completes all pertinent paperwork according to assigned work area. 13. Assists in planning and coordination of learning experiences that will enable students to achieve clinical objectives. 14. Precepts students in a manner that enables students to demonstrate maximal performance 15. Completes and discusses weekly feedback forms and midterm and final evaluations with the student. QUALITY 1. Utilizes scheduled time with each patient effectively adapting schedule and or treatment to meet the needs of the patient. 2. Achieves expected outcomes of patient care within clinician's control. 3. Modifies communication to level of patient/family understanding and accommodates for differences in learning styles/needs. 4. Seeks assistance with patient care issues as appropriate from immediate supervisor or a peer. 5. 6.Assigns appropriate patients to PT assistant indicating goals, expected outcome of treatment and overall plan. 6. Provides appropriate supervision to PT assistant according to State Practice Act. FINANCE 1. Accurately documents charges according to treatment provided. 2. Makes self aware of patient's insurance and obtains appropriate approval/authorization for treatment. 3. Meets productivity standards. GROWTH 1. Maintains own patient schedule effectively. 2. Reports scheduling/case load issues to senior therapist. 3. Collaborates with therapy scheduler to provide appointment times.
Credentials
  • Required Physical Therapist
Education
  • Required Bachelor's Degree
 
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