Reporting directly to the Clinical Manager and under the guidance of more senior program specific therapists the Physical Therapist completes comprehensive examinations to determine body structure and function level impairments activity limitation and participation restrictions. Establishes diagnosis prognosis and develops an individualized plan of care. Implements treatment interventions and performs on-going evaluations through-out episode of care.
Performs examinations and evaluations of patients. Establishes diagnosis prognosis and an individualized plan of care. Implements treatment intervention based on the plan of care observing precautions indications and contradictions for all treatment procedures. Regularly evaluates patients progress and revises goals and plan of care accordingly. Clinical approach emphasizes patient/caregiver education that includes thorough and effective discharge planning.
Completes timely and accurate clinical documentation and charges in full compliance with hospital professional and regulatory standards that clearly demonstrate eligibility/medical necessity of services.
Measures outcomes of treatment and conducts continuous evaluation of effectiveness of practices and programs to improve and maintain quality of services. Engages in program specific quality improvement initiatives striving for professional excellence.