We need Part-Time Physical Therapists whom promote and maintain health by providing out patient physical therapy for the Austin area. 1-year experience preferred but open to interview self-motivated and energetic graduates with strong leadership qualities.
-Contributes to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives.
-Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories.
-Assesses abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and team results.
-Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
-Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities, and in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
-Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal growth and development information; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
-Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
-Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
-Maintains production objectives by noting current treatment trends; monitoring actual physical therapy services rendered to production objectives.
-Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to policy positions concerning federal, state, and local regulations, and JCHAO standards, anticipating emerging issues.
-Updates job knowledge by participating in professional organizations.
-Enhances physical therapy and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
-Physiological Knowledge, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Organization, Bedside Manner, Patient Services, Health Care Administration and Management, Documentation Skills, Listening, Verbal Communication.