At a glance
Location: US-NC-Henderson
Posted: 4/16/2021
Closing: 5/15/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Employment Type: Per Diem
Experience: Not Specified
Physical Therapy PT-PRN
Maria Parham Health
Job description
Maria Parham Health

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physicaltherapy treatment programs. Provides educational information to patients inregard to injury prevention, ergonomics, restorative therapy and rehabilitationtherapy. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performingtreatment. Performs initial and ongoingassessments of patient’s condition.  Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified andinvolves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires. Plans,prepares and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatmentto maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain andprevent physical dysfunction in patients. Performs therapy interventionsutilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate forthe age and condition of the patient. Directs and supervises physical therapyassistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence,delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.  Administers treatmentinvolving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs,ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.  Evaluates, fits, and adjustsprosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modifications.  Identifies and documents goals,anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Job requirements

Requires criticalthinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimalsupervision.

Basic Life Support (BLS)

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