The primary function of the Physical Therapist is to perform and analyze tests and measurements of disabilities resulting from disease, injury; to plan, implement and modify treatment programs; to direct and supervise physical therapy services; to participate in discharge planning; to pursue professional growth; assist with educational duties and perform administrative and other duties as required. Must comply with all aspects of the Colorado Physical Therapy Act in providing physical therapy services.
- Organizes and conduct physical therapy programs for hospital inpatients and/or outpatients.
- Follows practice act, state and federal laws and provides current licensure and certifications to hospital. Responsible for professional conduct, ethical practice, and professional growth and development. Demonstrates clinical expertise in the principles and practice of physical therapy.
- Maintains current order and/or certified plan of care for treatment and completes appropriate and compliant documentation in a timely manner per departmental policies and procedures.
- Follow CMS and other insurance rules and regulations. Requests for insurance authorization in a timely manner.
- Completes annual competencies. Demonstrates knowledge in current treatment modalities and procedures and their safe usage and reports any unsafe condition.
- Diagnose and charge patient appropriately per CPT and ICD-10 definitions expectations.
Education and Work Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy or BS in related field plus certification or Masters or Doctorate Degree in P.T. Must be graduate of Physical Therapy program accredited by the A.P.T.A.
- Must hold current licensure by State of Colorado as a P.T.
- BLS Certification required. Job knowledge requires excellent interpersonal communication skills and understanding of management practices.
- Ability to effectively communicate, verbally, and non-verbally, in a clear, concise manner.
- Administrative and philosophical compatibility with Montrose Regional Health.
- Interpersonal skills and sound judgment necessary to communicate with a wide variety of persons including patients.