Physical Therapist - Outpatient Part Time
SSM Physical Therapy - Lake Saint Louis, MO

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SSM Rehabilitation - Day Institute is looking for a Part Time Physical Therapist!!

SSM Rehabilitation Hospital's Day Institute Program offers a specialized, outpatient rehabilitation program in a flexible full-day format for individuals who can benefit from a comprehensive approach to recovery, but don't necessarily need rehabilitation in the acute hospital setting.

This position is 20 hours per week.

Day Institute Specialty Tracks: The Day Institute has three specialty tracks:
NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM - Traumatic or acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke
MEDICALLY COMPLEX REHABILITATION PROGRAM - Diagnoses such as Multiple Sclerosis, Guillain-Barré and Parkinson's
Each track is specifically designed to maximize independence by using remaining strengths to correct current deficits and teach compensatory strategies. The participant completes intensive treatment appropriate for their diagnosis, focusing on, but not limited to: physical, cognitive, communicative, interpersonal, self-care, community reentry, prevocational, behavioral and psychological changes that occur after an injury or illness. Each track assists the participant with becoming more aware of the changes in themselves after an injury or illness and how those changes impact their lives in home, work, school or leisure environments.

Goals of the Day Institute: The goals of the program are to maximize personal and functional independence that reestablishes a daily routine.


Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.

Provides ongoing evaluation of patient’s status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression.

Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.

Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.

Provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.

Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.

Evaluates patient in actual or simulated home, school, work or community environments as necessary to facilitate return to community activities, making recommendations for necessary adaptations or training.

Identifies and manages various levels of care necessary to insure care plan delivery. Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs, as well as supportive personnel to maximize patient outcomes and insure effective utilization of services.

Carries full patient caseload, ensuring management of patient schedule. Notifies supervisor of scheduled openings and concerns with caseload management.

Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner and ensures accurate and timely charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ensures care is provided under valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient.


Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.

Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.

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