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Physical Therapist-LGMC Physical Therapy-Full Time

Company: Lafayette General Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPIST-LGMC PHYSICAL THERAPY-FULL TIME (JOB ID: 1404)Location: LGMCEmployment Status: Full Time--SUMMARY:----The Physical Therapist conducts physical therapy evaluations and conducts prescribed physical therapy programs to assist patient participation in tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance physical performance and facilitate learning of skills essential for adaptation of an altered lifestyle. The Physical Therapist (PT) is responsible for working with other health professionals in achieving goals related to meeting the individual's maximum functional abilities following a life altering illness or disability.--ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1.---------- Under the direction of a licensed physician, the therapist develops and implements patient treatment consistent with the objectives of the interdisciplinary treatment plan by performing comprehensive assessments, establishing realistic and measurable short and long term goals, and initiating appropriate actions based upon evaluation findings.2.---------- The therapist implements appropriate treatment techniques to maximize patient function, promote healing and adjustment of disability.-- Treatment techniques include but are not limited to exercises, heat, water, light, electricity, massage joint mobilization, gait and functional training, wound dressing, sharp debridement, use of orthopedic and prosthetic devices.3.---------- Adapts conventional therapy techniques to meet the needs of patient.-- Adaptations are based on the patients' and families' physical and cognitive capabilities, intelligence level, interests, and discharge plans.4.---------- Provides patient care in a safe and therapeutic environment by maintaining the privacy of the patients and families.5.---------- Provides education to the patients and family members from admission to discharge by providing individualized instructions to maximize function.6.---------- In a timely manner, documents patients' evaluation progress, interim assessments, and discharge summaries with updated goals.-- Updates, modifies, and prioritizes goals based on evaluations and re-evaluation of findings.7.---------- Independently plans and arranges for patient discharges through communication with the interdisciplinary team; discharges patients with appropriated home programs, durable medical equipment, and referrals to other health care professionals.8.---------- Demonstrates competency and knowledge of current standards of practice within the profession.9.---------- Recognizes limitations and makes appropriate referrals to other therapists or health care professions.10.-- Performs administrative duties such as scheduling of patients, charges, and patient documentation in an accurate and timely manner.11.-- Participates in staff and intern orientation/training.12.-- Engages in continuous quality improvement activities to evaluate compliance to standards, policies and procedures, and identifies strategies to improve patient care.--EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:1.---------- Graduate from an accredited physical therapy program.2.---------- Licensed as a physical therapist in the State of Louisiana.3.---------- CPR Certification required within 30 days of hireEQUIPMENT OPERATED:------------------ Computer------------------ VariousPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:------------------Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis------------------ May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients as well as--walking about from patients' rooms, as well as to and from various hospital areas--SELECTION GUIDELINES:Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required.--Qualification Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.-- Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior

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