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
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