At Performance Physical Therapy we don’t want just ANY PT, we want the ideal team player, a clinician who looks forward to the opportunities to treat both orthopedic and neurological conditions, especially athletes pre and post-operatively. We are in search of the therapist who yearns to use the problem solving and manual skills they have developed, wants to be consistently challenged with learning new skills, and values the importance of relationships with both patients and peers alike. He or she is enthusiastically in alignment with our mission statement “to exceed our patient’s expectations in achieving their optimal health through the use of innovation and emerging technology, implementing advanced techniques that far exceed currently accepted outcomes, and focusing on the person rather than a diagnosis.”
Implements high quality physical therapy services for patients in accordance with the principles and practices of physical therapy and Performance Physical Therapy & Wellness by developing treatment plans, supervising assistants/aides, contributing to case management and providing quality patient care.
- Evaluate, treat and direct treatment for patients for whom physical therapy is medically necessary.
- Maintain ongoing documentation (pre-certifications, physician’s reports, daily notes, charge tickets, etc,) legibly, and in a timely fashion to meet deadlines.
- Complete all required documentation for goals and state medical necessity where necessary.
- Maintain open and respectful communication with all parties.
- Attend and/or participate in facility meetings as directed.
- Expand and enhance clinical techniques through interaction with managers and continuing education.
- Understand and follow the Medicare conditions of participation.
- Participate in and present information at clinical in-services.
- Maintain awareness of changes in the health care and specific issues impacting the practice of physical therapy.
- Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.
Required Skills & Abilities:
- Maintains positive level of interaction with staff and patients.
- Leadership skills sufficient to effectively direct and supervise the activities of assistants and aids in delivering quality care to patients.
- Organizational, time management and panning skills.
- Effective clinical problem-solving skills (i.e. identify and prioritize issues in responsive manner, develop and execute sound, innovative action plans, ensure appropriate results, etc.)
- Strong communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized oral and written presentation of information to patients and staff.
- Computer skills for effective information entry and reporting.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Quickly and accurately access and enter information using an automated system.
- Strong organizational, time management and planning skills.
- Utilize time efficiently and effectively to meet productivity requirements of the facility.
- Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of lifting fifty (50) pounds.
- Ability to lift/move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach during work shift.
- Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions.
- Possesses fine motor skills for legible and accurate writing of reports, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations, either manually or through use of dictation equipment.
- Frequently required to stand, bend, walk, sit, use hands and finger, handle, or feel and reach with arms and hands.
- Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently.
- Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited school.
- State licensure/registration where applicable.
- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
- First aid certification preferred.