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Physical Therapist

Company: MJ CARE INC
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description:SUMMARY OF POSITIONThe Physical Therapist will carry out a comprehensive, individualized program of physical therapy including assessment, treatment, planning, implementation, education, and communication to maximize a patient's progress toward achieving functional goals. Services provided in a healthcare environment. Services are an important part of preventive care, rehabilitation, and treatment of patients with chronic conditions, illness, or injuries. The Physical Therapist will also maintain a positive working relationship with other professionals and ancillary staff. Therapist goal is to meet or exceed minimum productivity standards. This is a PRN position.DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIESEssential Functions:Provides direct care, evaluates functional needs and outcomes, and consults with other specialists. Reviews patients functional needs and adjusts care plans to ensure optimal patient outcomes.Designs and implements a plan of care for patients based on a thorough assessment of potential development and incorporates participation by significant others whenever it seems appropriate.Conducts therapy practice within defined standards of care. Upholds professional and ethical standards.Directs and supervise the assistance of support staff to achieve patient's functional goals, and in compliance with State practice guidelines and Payor requirements.Communicates effectively with other professional and support staff to achieve positive patient outcomes.Educate patients and their families about what to expect from the recovery process and how to cope with challenges throughout the process.Practices facility and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.Accurately documents evaluations, treatment goals, and daily treatment plans on a timely basis. Regularly updates documentation and maintains prescriptions and signatures to adhere to doctor orders.Enhances professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings, and workshops. Keeps up to date on professional literature.Provides direction and leadership to staff and acts as a resource to promote physical therapy in the community. Provide in-services as needed to optimize care.Maintains and applies accurate working knowledge of various funding sources and requirements to insure reimbursement of services.Travel between facilities as needed to provide care to patients.Provide in-person or telehealth services as appropriate.Follow infection control policy and practices of MJ Care and assigned facility.General Responsibilities:Adheres to and supports the mission of MJ Care, Inc.Understands, adheres to, and upholds the values of MJ Care, Inc.Understands, adheres to, and upholds the Code of Conduct for MJ Care, Inc.Promotes continuous process improvements.Delivers service aligned with department guiding principles.Responsible for maintaining strict confidentiality of information and records at all times.Displays commitment to continuous learning, including own professional development as well as sharing information and learning with other team members.Safely transport and transfer patient as necessary, with or without assistance, following proper policy/procedure.In case of emergency/disaster, safely transport person by stairs to evacuate per disaster policies.Maintains compliance with TB and flu requirements for MJ Care and assigned facilities.Requirements:QUALIFICATIONSEducationDegree in Physical Therapy from a school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.Current state license and/or certification to provide physical therapy services in good standing.Valid National Provider Identifier (NPI).Experience1+ year of experience preferred. Skills and KnowledgeProficient computer skills including Microsoft Office. Ability to accurately and efficiently use electronic medical records system.Strong communication skills including concentration, ability to learn, and good listening.Accurate problem solving, organization, time management, and math skills.Ability to interact in a personal and professional manner with at all levels with internal and external customers.Knowledge and skills to care for the physical and developmental needs of the population age groups that will be receiving services.Ability to remain calm in emergency or crisis situations and provide adequate assistance.Valid driver's license in the state you reside, acceptable driving record, reliable vehicle, and proof of valid auto insurance per state requirements.LEVEL I ACCESSProtects access of Personal Health Information specific to the patients assigned to them for the purposes of screenings, consultations, evaluations, mandatory site-specific meetings, chart audits, payment and health care operations and therapy.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONSWhile performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to talk and hear; stand and walk; bend and/or kneel; squat, balance, and/or crawl; reach above shoulder level; push, pull, and/or twist up to 100lbs; walk up/down stairs; lift and/or carry up to 100lbs and occasionally more than 100lbs; and use fine dexterity. Specific vision abilities required by this job include being able to read documents, read computer screen, and observe work space. Specific hearing abilities required by the job include being able to hear in a moderately loud work environment (open area with multiple people conversing). Job includes risk of biohazard (i.e. blood borne pathogen). Works in limited space with equipment or exposed to equipment not conducive to pacemakers. Job requires use of protective equipment including but not limited to gown, gloves, and face protection.

Keywords: MJ CARE INC, La Crosse , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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