183934 Cheyenne, WY DAYS; VARIES; 7:30 AM TO 4:00 PM; NO CALL
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ROLE SUMMARYProvides complete physical therapy care, working toward optimal outcomes. Performs other duties as assigned. CORE RESPONSIBILITIESEvaluates physician-referred patients determining functional limitations and impairments; develops a plan of care including specific interventions and goals to address the patients needs, in accordance with physician orders/protocol; assists with discharge planning through recommendations communicated to the physician and the multidisciplinary team.Provides treatment in accordance with the plan of care and within the scope of physical therapy practice; treatment includes direct application of physical therapy procedures/modalities, instruction/education of patient/family, periodic reassessment and modification of plan of care.Documents evaluations, treatments, charges, and all relevant communications/interactions with the patient, family, and physician in the patients chart.Coordinates patient treatment as appropriate with other disciplines such as occupational and speech therapy; communicates and coordinates as appropriate with other services such as Transitional Care Unit, Acute Rehabilitation Unit, Home Care Services, Skilled Nursing Facility, and case management; attends multidisciplinary team meetings as appropriate.Manages time efficiently to accomplish patient evaluation, treatment and documentation without necessitating excessive use of overtime.Supervises physical therapist assistants, physical therapy aides and other support personnel involved in direct patient care.Submits accurate, daily charges for patient care, on a timely basis.Participates in education/training of groups/individuals, both intra and extra departmental, on topics relevant to physical therapy. Participates in department initiatives in Performance Improvement, Service Excellence, safety, and other programs. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIESExcellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skillsDemonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment and attention to detailAbility to assess, evaluate, explain, teach, problem solve using critical thinking; and perform calculations Job Requirements: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSGraduate of an accredited Physical Therapy schoolWyoming Physical Therapist license Cheyenne Regional RQI within 14 calendar days of start date PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPrior experience in an inpatient or outpatient setting