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Physical Therapist (PD)

Company: Sodus Rehab & Nursing Center
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Shift: PD

We offer the Following:

Premium Compensation

Great Benefits Package

Fun, Family-Like Team, and Atmosphere!

Work in a Beautifully Remodeled Office

Professional Growth & Stability

Innovative Training Programs

Benefits:

401(k)

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

Qualifications/Experience:

Must have a current unencumbered MA license as a Registered Professional Physical Therapist, Bachelor's degree or higher.

Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy or international equivalent

Geriatric experience preferred

A current unrestricted driver's license and dependable transportation

Able to use necessary computer applications

Ability to professionally communicate with internal and external resources

Ability to function independently as well as part of a team

Essential Job Functions:

Screens residents for rehabilitation therapy needs

Completes Physical Therapy evaluations upon physician order

Establishes Physical Therapy plan of care for treatments per physician order

Provides Physical Therapy plan of treatments and modalities

Modifies treatment program level, intensity and techniques based on the resident's response to specific treatment plan

Documents resident progress toward Physical Therapy goals

Discharges residents from Physical Therapy services when appropriate

Makes appropriate recommendations for nursing regarding mobility, positioning and ROM resident needs

Completes Daily Activity Schedule, progress notes and re-certifications per facility policy.

Supervises Physical Therapy Assistants and unlicensed assistive personnel

Provides resident, staff and family education and in-servicing

Demonstrates working knowledge of Medicare Part A PPS case management

Complies with Federal and State regulations related to rehabilitation therapy

Completes all documentation to comply with professional standard and regulatory requirements

Strives to meet productivity / efficiency goals and self-initiates corrective action plan for non-attainment

Utilizes the clinical software applications per policies and procedures

Completes care plans and MDS as directed, per facility policy

Assists in ordering necessary equipment for the facility and residents

Participates in the discharge planning process with the interdisciplinary team

Participates in facility meetings and committees as assigned

Submits required reports and documentation in accordance with established acceptable time frames

Possess a strong knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and other payment sources and their responsibility in the SNF setting

Maintains confidentiality of facility and resident information

Respects all residents all resident rights

Reports all instances of potential resident abuse, neglect, and misappropriation of resident property immediately

Follows sanitation and infection control policies and procedures

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All pay rates and bonuses are paid and/ or awarded to employees based on the facilities policy and/ or the CBA, depending on the position.

Keywords: Sodus Rehab & Nursing Center, Cambridge , Physical Therapist (PD), Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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