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Physical Therapist

Evolve Healthcare Inc.

Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: January 12, 2023
Physical Therapist
Evolve Healthcare Inc. Owensboro, KY (On Site) Full-Time
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Job Description
Job Summary:
The Physical Therapist will carry out an individualized program of physical therapy including assessment, treatment, planning, implementation, education, and communication to maximize a patient's progress toward achieving functional goals. The Physical Therapist will also maintain a positive working relationship with other health professionals and ancillary staff.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Supervises and oversees the restorative nursing program.
Duties/Responsibilities:
• Provides direct patient care, evaluates functional needs and outcomes, and consults with other specialists. Reviews patients functional needs and adjusts care plans to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
• Designs and implements a plan of care for patients based on a thorough assessment of potential development and incorporates participation by significant others whenever it seems appropriate.
• Conducts therapy practice within defined standards of care.
• Directs the assistance of support staff to achieve patients functional goals.
• Communicates effectively with other professional and support staff to achieve positive patient outcomes.
• Practices policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
• Documents evaluations, treatment goals, and plans. Regularly updates documentation and maintains prescriptions and signatures.
• Enhances professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops. Keeps up to date on professional literature.
• Ability to remain calm in emergency or crisis situations.
• Provides direction and leadership to staff and acts as a resource to promote physical therapy in the community.
Education and Experience:
• Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) approved physical therapy program.
• At least one year of experience as a physical therapy aide.
• Current license from the state Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Physical Requirements:
• Duties require extensive standing and walking.
• Requires lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring patients.
• Duties require frequent reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching.
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32 hours M-F 162-bed SNF and rehab center - Also offers senior living area • Genesis owned so offers major stability and no worry of contracts • Close to Indiana border • Recipient of multiple awards • Electronic documentation via Optima/Net Health • Each rehab team member is given an IPad to work with daily
If interested in this position please email Marti Brende at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Physical Therapist
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