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Outpatient Physical Therapist - Rehab

Company: Middlesex Health
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Outpatient Physical TherapistHours: Per DiemShift Details: Flexible/VariableThe Smarter Choice for your Career!Come join one of Connecticut's Top Workplaces, and a Magnet designated organization! At Middlesex Health, we have a unique combination of award-winning talent, world-class technology, and patient-first care that's making health care better. Through our affiliation with the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Middlesex Health has access to the most advanced medical knowledge and research available.Department DescriptionJoining the Physical Rehabilitation Department is an opportunity to be a part of a talented multidisciplinary team. We offer a variety of specialty programs, including aquatic therapy, dry needling, McKenzie Method, vestibular, oncology, lymphedema, and pelvic health to name a few. Our dedicated, experienced clinicians are committed to lifelong learning and professional growth through monthly department education and frequent onsite course hosting. We believe in the power of peer mentorship as a way to share knowledge and promote excellence in patient care. Our beautiful facilities offer private treatment rooms and state of the art equipment. We provide one on one direct patient care with licensed clinicians.Position Summary:The Outpatient Physical Therapist administers Physical Therapy services under medical prescription in accordance with Hospital regulation, State of Connecticut Practice Act and quality standards. Responsible for clinical oversight of PTAKey duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops a plan of care for each patient with the patient's input and agreement, which includes safety, educational, psychological and developmental needs of the patient.
  • Interprets and assesses data about the patient as evidenced by appropriate goal setting and revision of goals throughout the plan care while explaining treatment goals, plans, techniques and outcomes to patient and or family.
  • Displays expertise in recommending various therapeutic procedures and modalities.
  • Complies with professional and departmental documentation standards.
  • Addresses a home exercise program with each patient. Provides a written home exercise program and places a copy in the patient chart.
  • Maintains adequate caseload, adhering to departmental productivity standards.
  • Attends continuing education seminars as required by licensure and on return from such an event, schedules and presents an educational program including tests to Rehab staff or other medical professionals.
  • Participates in new program development, physician marketing and education of M.D's in the community about Rehab Services.
  • Communicate regularly with Rehabilitation Supervisor, other team members and referring physicians for patient care.
  • All other job related duties as assignedMinimum Requirements:
    • Graduate of an accredited School of Physical Therapy
    • Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the State of ConnecticutPreferred Skills:
      • Experience with electronic medical charting
      • 3-5 years clinical experience
      • Flexibility with schedulingOn-Site: Middletown, CTBenefits of Working at Middlesex HealthWhen you choose Middlesex Health, you have chosen a health care system that strives for excellence in patient care as well as employee satisfaction. In fact, we firmly believe they go hand-in-hand. Middlesex Health offers competitive salaries and a wide array of additional benefits.

Keywords: Middlesex Health, Middletown , Outpatient Physical Therapist - Rehab, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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