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Job Category:

Allied Health Sciences


Position Title:

PHYSICAL THERAPIST


Position Description:

Responsible for the comprehensive physical therapy evaluation and treatment implementation of referred individuals with the goal of achieving maximum function; also responsible for the oversight of treatment services provided by PTA’s.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Completes thorough physical therapy evaluations in a timely fashion. •Provides quality treatment in compliance with doctor’s orders. •Develops individualized goals and objectives. •Develops and implements motivating and developmentally appropriate therapy activities. •Actively participates in IEP and IRP meetings including reporting progress, recommending future goals/objectives, and suggesting home programming as indicated. •Demonstrates knowledge and competent use of various orthotics, positioning devices, and gait training devices •Actively participates in on-site physiatry, orthotics, and mobility clinic appointments for individual clients and provides required documentation related to these appointments •Accurately records daily charges for treatment. •Accurately completes all documentation related to progress reporting and monitoring in a timely manner. •Has working knowledge of the various funding sources and requirements to insure reimbursement. •Has working knowledge of regulations, billing and procedures to insure maximum patient coverage. •Provides ongoing direct supervision and support to PTAs through observing and actively participating in treatment sessions. •Provides ongoing indirect supervision and support to PTAs regarding clinical skills, methodologies, treatment styles and tools, and paperwork requirements. •Participates in the interview process, probationary evaluations, and annual performance reviews of PTAs. •Implements new programs as directed by program supervisor.

Apply online: www.schoolspring.com


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:


Majors:

Physical Therapy


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

01/28/2013


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Carol J. Almeida, Director of Human Resources and Facilities

Company:

Schwartz Center for Children

Industry:

Allied Health Sciences

Site/Department:

Address:

One Posa Place

City:

Dartmouth

State:

MA

Zip:

02747

Phone Number:

508-996-3391

Website:

http://www.schwartzcenter.org(Visit Website)


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