Job Openings DPT Physical Therapist

About the job DPT Physical Therapist

Job Summary:

As a Physical Therapist (DPT) at our facility, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the lives of our residents through targeted exercises aimed at strengthening muscles, improving flexibility, and alleviating pain. Your responsibilities will extend beyond the physical aspects, involving empathetic consultation with residents to develop personalized rehabilitation plans. Providing emotional support and encouragement is integral to the therapeutic process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with the Facility's personnel, safety, and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Promptly report any witnessed or reported allegations of resident abuse/neglect to the Administrator or Director of Nursing.
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Director of Rehabilitation and facility Director of Rehabilitation Services.
  • Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with dignity and respect.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident and family information.
  • Ensure punctuality and adherence to the work schedule.
  • Supervise and train PTAs and PT Aides.
  • Evaluate residents within one business day of the written referral from the Doctor.
  • Plan, administer, and supervise the PTA in an appropriate treatment plan after evaluation.
  • Communicate effectively with referring physicians and the rehabilitation team.
  • Keep accurate daily records of treatments for billing and charting purposes.
  • Provide in-service education to facilities, supportive staff, students, and the Facility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Administrator or Director of Rehab.
  • Follow established policies and procedures of the Facility.
  • Attain an efficiency standard for delivery of physical therapy services.

Job Requirements:

  • Meet recognized standards of professional education and qualifications.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • If required to operate a motor vehicle for business purposes, must comply with the Company's Motor Vehicles policy.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the English language.
  • Willingness to work beyond normal hours, including weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Ability to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Capability to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Use transfer/gait belt or obtain assistance when lifting or carrying objects exceeding 25 pounds.
  • Awareness that certain body movements may naturally occur during routine job functions.

Join our team and contribute to the well-being of our residents while advancing your career in a supportive and dynamic environment. Apply now to make a positive impact through your expertise as a Physical Therapist!