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Physical Therapist

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Mystic
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

240966 - Physical Therapist - Mystic, CT - 12 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare team is looking for experienced Physical Therapist to work for our contracted facility.

Shift: Days

Summary:


  • The Physical Therapist initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.


    Responsibilities:


    • Provides physical therapy services to patient according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but not limited to
    • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.
    • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait and ROM-potential for rehab. For hospice, less of a goal of rehab, more a focus on maintaining comfort.
    • Directing physical therapy treatment.
    • Instructing patients/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
    • Determining priority needs for physical therapy
    • Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
    • May train patient in the use of prosthetic device
    • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services/hospice and refers as necessary.
    • Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
    • Participates in discharge planning for patient.
    • Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.
    • Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.
    • Provides in-service education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.
    • Participates in peer consultation process.

      Requirements:


      • BLS/BCLS certifications
      • ASHA and CHT certifications
      • Valid state license (Where applicable)
      • SNF experience - Required

Keywords: Sigma Inc, New England , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Mystic, Northeast

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