Physical Therapist – Acute – (PT – Acute)

Job Description & Requirements
Physical Therapist – Acute – (PT – Acute)
StartDate: 04/17/2023Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $1550.00 – 1900.00

Provides physical therapy evaluation, management, & treatment services to patients referred by physician departments. Provides services in a manner that is consistent w/department’s mission statement & responsive to unique needs of customers including favorable clinical outcomes, quality of service & access, & fiscal accountability.
– Greets patient, establishes rapport, & orients patient to physical therapy.
– Conducts initial evaluation, which includes activities such as interpreting referral information, reviewing pertinent past history, documenting patient concerns, performing an appropriate examination utilizing specialized evaluation skills, initiating appropriate home exercises or dispensing appropriate equipment, establishing an initial physical therapy treatment plan, including discharge planning.
– Develops treatment plan w/guidance from applicable clinical guidelines. Treatment plan should include: problem identification, measurable short-term goals to address identified problems, desired outcome result to be achieved including functional long-term goals, timetable for patient progress & discharge, resources to be utilized to address the barriers to goal attainment, resources to be utilized to promote the continuation of good health after discharge.
– Discusses treatment plan w/patient &/or family to establish expectations. Communicates treatment plan w/referring physician, support staff, & appropriate external payor resources through appropriate documentation &/or discussion w/revisions as appropriate.
– Manages case as patient progresses through therapy w/guidance from applicable clinical guidelines, & job descriptions.
– Delegates & instructs services to be rendered by clinical support staff, including, but not limited to, specific treatment procedures, precautions, special problems, or contraindicated procedures. Presents appropriate cases, as defined by established procedure, at patient conferences.
– Provides, or directs & supervises the physical therapy intervention consistent w/the results of the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, & plan of care.
– Provides timely review of treatment documentation, reevaluation of patient & patient’s treatment goals, & revision of treatment plan when indicated. Communicates these revisions appropriately to customers & support staff.
– Establishes discharge plan to include post-discharge activities, & documents discharge summary & status. Communicates discharge plan appropriately to customers & support staff.
– Participates in program development initiatives to include formal initiation & development of clinics & protocols that are data-driven & customized to needs of referring physician.
– Demonstrates innovation & open & flexible attitude in working w/ program change & addressing customer needs.
– Exercises positive listening & communication skills & is good team player as perceived by customers, supervisors, peers, & clinical & administrative support staff.
– Participates in problem solving by developing viable options which address identified problem & are consistent w/departmental goals.

Required Qualifications
HI License ACUTE Experience

Preferred Qualifications
Previous Travel
Kaiser Experience

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company
Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities – including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities – enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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