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The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients in accordance with orders from the physician through the use of therapeutic procedures designed to address deficits in physical function and improve independence, safety and quality of life. The Physical Therapist ensures quality; efficient physical therapy is provided to patients by managing the delivery of care throughout the course of treatment and delegating appropriate components of care to the Physical Therapist’s Assistant(s) under his/her supervision. The Physical Therapist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of physical therapy.

Physical Therapist

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Appleton/Green Bay Area

Certification Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy curriculum
  • Current license/certification in Wisconsin
  • Current American Heart Association CPR Certification
  • Recent graduates are welcome

Job Duties

  • Respond to and initiate patient referrals
  • Review available patient information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process
  • Conducts and documents a thorough functional assessment of the patient utilizing standardized procedures
  • Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on patient needs and containing achievable functional goals
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines.
  • Record patient progress in the patient record a minimum of every ten (10) days
  • Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process
  • Documents the course of treatment in a clear, concise manner, including a discharge summary utilizing the prescribed format
  • Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide supervision while such staff is working with patients
  • Orient patients to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform patients of any potential risk during any procedure
  • Work with nursing staff, patient and families to maximize patient’s use of functional abilities
  • Establish and instruct patient and family/other care giver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continues following discharge
  • Assist in the referral process when a patient requires additional services following discharge.
  • Maintain current knowledge of community resources
  • Attend and participate in rehabilitation team conferences and other meetings as required
  • Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings as required.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical competency
  • Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, patient/referral sources, satisfaction surveys, safety activities, and regulatory requirements
  • Assess Physical Therapy Assistants’ competency on an annual basis per individual