Perform PT evaluation and diagnose movement dysfunction; use interventions to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs patient assessment, treatment, discharge planning and collaboration with other health care providers.
Documents patient care and billing information timely and in accordance with department standards.
Communicates with co-workers, and other professionals, including physicians and nurses as needed to ensure optimal patient care.
Functions as a team member in care of patients and in mentoring with other staff.
Delegates aspects of patient care to support staff per PT/PTA MI Licensure Administrative Rules providing necessary communication and supervision.
Maintains clinical productivity standards.
Maintains technical clinical expertise through ongoing clinical education.
Participates in in-services, staff meetings, quality activities and aspects of program development.
Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed.
Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies.
Maintains adherence to all applicable Federal/State law/regulations, APTA standards of practice, MI Licensure requirements, the HFHS Integrity/ Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures.
If requested, represents HFHS at community and professional functions.
Physical Therapist bachelor degree with 5 years of experience OR Master’s/Doctorate degree acquired from a Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited program.