Sparrow Health System
Position’s Location: Charlotte, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Develops and implements physical therapy treatment plans for assigned patients; evaluates and modifies patient care treatments as appropriate. Assumes responsibility for creating experience-based service.
- Consistently exemplifies “on-stage” behavior.
- Is responsible for creating a destination, experience-based service; delivers customized experiences using patient profiles.
- Completes initial physical therapy evaluations and develops a treatment plan of care for assigned patients; coordinates acquisition of needed adaptive devices, durable medical equipment and orthoses.
- Provides physical therapy treatment including gait training, transfer training, balance training, strengthening, stretching and other modalities.
- Documents patient treatments, initial evaluation, progress notes and discharge summaries in a timely manner and in accordance with Hospital policies and insurance requirements.
- Performs physical therapy re-evaluations to assess patient progress; recommends changes to the treatment plan of care as appropriate.
- Communicates regularly with physicians, interdisciplinary team members, patient families, insurance companies and others regarding patient’s treatment and progress.
- Instructs and teaches patients in safe transfers, activities of daily living, correct ambulation, therapeutic exercises and correct usage of exercise equipment; trains family members and caregivers on various therapeutic procedures and home exercises.
- Provides guidance to assigned staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, assigning and reviewing work, training, co-signing documentation. Provides supervision to PTAs and Rehab Aides.
- Schedules patient treatments/appointments along with referring patients to other hospital services.
- Attends staff meetings and in-service programs as required.
- Assists in maintaining therapy equipment and treatment areas; orders supplies as necessary.
- Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, values, and customer service initiatives. Adheres to the organization’s policies & procedures, and compliance guidelines.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
|Education||Bachelor’s (or advanced) degree in Physical Therapy|
|Specialized Knowledge and Skills||
This position is located at AL!VE. AL!VE is an experience-based destination health park that provides inspiration and support for the greater Charlotte and mid-Michigan communities to transform, empower, and enhance their personal well-being.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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