Physical Therapist (PT) Full-Time
Company: Plaza West Healthcare and Rehab Center
Posted on: June 24, 2022
PT Job SummaryThe Physical therapist (PT) evaluates and treats
residents and patients with temporary or long-term physical
disabilities to relieve pain, restore function and promote healing
by applying the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat,
ultrasound, massaged and other forms of treatment. Under a
physician's orders, the therapist performs his or her duties within
their scope of practice and federal guidelines
Bachelor's degree plus five years of experience in Physical Therapy
or Master's/Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (please note, no
additional experience required with attainment of
One year of clinical experience preferred.
Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by the state
PT Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Reviews physicians' referrals and patent's conditions and medical
records to determine in consultation with the physician, the
appropriate physical therapy treatment(s) required.
Evaluates plans and administers medically prescribed physical
therapy treatment to patients suffering from injuries, or muscle,
nerve, joint and bone diseases related to neuromuscular and
musculoskeletal systems to improve or restore function, relieve
pain and prevent disability. Provides treatment in accordance with
the patient's plan of care.
Tests and measures patients' muscle strength, motor development,
range of motion, coordination, sensory perception, functional
capacity and respiratory/circulatory efficiency.
Maintains patient records, recording treatment, response and
progress in patient charts.
Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts
treatment to achieve maximum benefit.
Administers treatments for the specific needs of the patient
including any of the following:
Application of physical agents, using equipment, such as
hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, moist packs, ultraviolet
and infrared lamps and ultrasound machines.
Administration of massage, massage techniques and body
Application of traction equipment to relieve pain.
Conducts home assessments as needed to ensure patient is being
discharge to an appropriate and safe environment.
Timely, accurately and ethically completes required forms and
documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or
401K (Matching up to 2%)
Annual Performance Evaluations
Perfect Attendance Bonus
Paid Time Off
Employee Appreciation Events
Unlimited CEUs through CEU 360
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