Job Description

215751 - Physical Therapist - Middleborough, MA - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare Team is looking for an experienced Physical Therapist to work onsite for our contracted facility.

Shift: Days

Summary:

The Physical Therapist initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.
Responsibilities:

Provides physical therapy services to patient according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but not limited to

Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.

Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait and ROM-potential for rehab. For hospice, less of a goal of rehab, more a focus on maintaining comfort.

Directing physical therapy treatment.

Instructing patients/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.

Determining priority needs for physical therapy

Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition.

May train patient in the use of prosthetic device

Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services/hospice and refers as necessary.

Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.

Participates in discharge planning for patient.

Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.

Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.

Provides in-service education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.

Participates in peer consultation process. Requirements:

BLS/BCLS certifications

Experience in SNF setting - REQUIRED

Rehab Optima experience - Highly Preferred

Graduate of an accredited PT school

Valid state license

COVID VACCINATION/PROOF ALONG WITH NEGATIVE RESULT IS REQUIRED

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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