Physical Therapist

Location: Little Rock, AR
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
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We are looking for a qualified and detail-oriented physical therapist to fill a position at a pain treatment center located in Little Rock, AR.
 
Position Overview:
 
The Physical Therapist will be responsible for the evaluation, plan, and administration of comprehensive physical therapy modalities/regimens to patients in their place of residence to develop and restore function through rehabilitating physical therapy as prescribed by a physician.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performing accurate and comprehensive physical therapy assessment.
  • Communicating status to other healthcare team members and office staff verbally and in writing in a timely manner.
  • Guaranteeing that physician orders are communicated to other healthcare team members and staff in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner.
  • Coordinating care planning and delivery with the physician, patient, and family/caregivers, other health care team members, and staff to facilitate optimal outcomes.
  • Educating patients, their family/caregivers, and other staff as appropriate, in appropriate physical therapy modalities.
  • Delivering physical therapy modalities appropriate to the patient’s clinical status and needs, and in accordance with the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Assessing the patient for the need for durable medical equipment as well as other adaptive equipment needs.
  • Synthesizing data form the physical examination and analyze data to make clinical judgments regarding patient management.
  • Utilizing appropriate pain management modalities that include but are not limited to; physical therapy modalities.
  • Educating the patient and/or caregivers in effective pain management modalities.
  • Providing physical therapy modalities in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.
  • Supporting and maintaining a culture of safety and quality.
  • Identifying risk of injuries or threats to life and health in the patient’s environment (environment/safety/mobility risks) and implementing appropriate interventions to reduce those risks.
  • Appropriate assessing and re-assessing a patient’s pain.
 
Requirements:
  • Current and valid AR Physical Therapist (PT) license.
  • Graduation from an accredited physical therapy curriculum/school.
  • Master’s degree or Doctorate in Physical Therapy required.
  • Prior pain management experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable automobile.
  • Proof of current automobile insurance.
  • Current health certificate/physical examination and TB testing.
  • Current BCLS certification and CPR card.
  • Criminal background check required. 
Shannon Steed
Apex Staffing, Inc.

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
shannon@apexstaffing.net

Phone:
501-801-7626
Fax:
501-232-2812
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