PHYSICAL THERAPIST Job Description
Reports To: Clinical Director
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides services in accordance with organizations accepted standards of practice.
Completes initial and ongoing assessments to determine level of functioning, including OASIS assessments at appropriate time points.
Develops and revises the plan of care in consultation with the physician and other care team members.
Identifies barriers to desired outcomes.
Establishes realistic measurable goals with the patient.
Provides therapeutic treatments.
Teaches the client/caregiver.
Evaluates equipment needs and coordinates implementation to increase functional level.
Prepares clinical and progress notes that are legible, accurate, and complete and submits them in a timely manner according to agency policy.
Coordinates services in consultation with the home health staff.
Evaluates and documents the effectiveness and outcomes of care.
Supervises Therapy Assistants and Para-professionals.
Participates in in-service programs.
Plans with the client discharge from services.
Observes infection control practices according to organization policy and procedure.