Full-time FULL_TIME ; posted: Wednesday, Jul 3 2019
Download Posting: staff-physical-therapist-exempt-2019.pdf
The physical therapist is responsible for evaluating, planning, and implementing physical therapy services as prescribed by a referring physician and in accordance with Center’s policies and procedures. In addition, he/she is expected to participate (voluntarily or upon request) in the manning of existing Center programs and the development of new Center programs.
A. Delivers services consistent with established Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Mission, Values, and Philosophy.
B. Maintains patient confidentiality and respects the rights and dignity of all individuals.
C. Adhere to Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley Code of Ethics. Comply with all Federal, State and local laws and regulations.
D. Complies with current APTA Code of ethics, state licensure laws, and all prevailing Federal, State and local laws.
A. Screens, consults and/or evaluates patients upon request/referral and appropriate authorization.
B. Performs evaluations/screenings per Center policy and procedure under the formats of:
ii. Single discipline
C. In performing evaluations
i. Reviews relevant reports to facilitate assessment
ii. Selects appropriate evaluation tools and implements them, as indicated
iii. Makes appropriate recommendations from evaluation results
iv. Documents patient evaluation findings in accordance with Center policy.
A. Establishes a Treatment Plan from initial evaluation.
B. Administers program effectively:
C. Continually evaluates, predicts program outcomes and updates Treatment Plan based upon client’s/family’s changing needs.
D. Provides appropriate client and family education and training.
E. When appropriate, acts in coordination with other therapies as a team member in the planning of each client’s therapy program.
F. Communicates with other internal and external team members, referring physician, and other relevant stakeholders as authorized by client family/legal guardian.
G. Serves as client case manager, when assigned.
H. Establishes the discharge/transition plan and refers client to other services/programs, as needed.
More information in job posting document.