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Physical Therapist

Employment Type Permanent
Field of Work Clinical/Medical

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides physical therapy services including evaluations and treatment in accordance with policy and procedures of state laws and the professional code of ethics.
  • Designs, implements and modifies therapeutic interventions that may include, but are not limited to, therapeutic exercise, functional training, manual therapy (including soft tissue and joint mobilization); physical agents or modalities; and patient-related instruction (including home exercise program).
  • A physical therapist is responsible for accurate and legible documentation including but not limited to: initial evaluations, SOAP notes and flow sheets for each patient visit; reevaluation (every 30 days or 10 visits for Medicare patients whichever comes first) and the documented discharge of the patient. Documentation will be completed in a timely manner that is consistent with all laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain complete and accurate billing practices. Assists front desk in maintaining authorizations.
  • Practices in a safe manner that minimizes risk to patients, self and others.
  • Supervises assistive personal (and when appropriate students) in a manner that assures safe care.
  • Responsible for the ongoing development of clinical skills through continuing education programs, professional contacts, journal articles, and participation in professional organization.
  • Assist and participate in in-service presentations after attending continuing education courses or as requested.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited DPT program
  • Doctorate (Preferred)
  • Valid Connecticut state Physical Therapy license or eligibility to become licensed in CT
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills required
  • 1 Year experience in Physical Therapy with Orthopaedic Focus
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