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Physical Therapist
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Physical Therapist

This full-time position is located at UPMC East. The candidate will work Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The candidate will also work rotating weekends and holidays.
Purpose:Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment on patients referred to non-contracted and contracted facilities of Centers for Rehab Services. Responsibilities:
Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs.
Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registation renewal.
Maintains written documentation for all physical therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs physical therapist assistant documentation biweekly.
May serves as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students as well as residents and fellows in a specialty area of physical therapy.
Performs physical therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises physical therapist assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of physical therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works PTAs to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.


Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Older Adult Protective Services Act
Physical TherapistUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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