• Physical Therapist - Home Health Therapy Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MI-Rochester Hills
    Job ID
    2018-2222
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
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    As The Therapy Supervisor you will be working closely with the National Therapy Director to oversee therapy staff nationwide and assist to develop the growth of the program. We are seeking a Physical Therapist for this role who has expereince in episode management and Start of Care review.

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluates referred patients accurately using appropriate tests, measurements, and history.
    • Develops comprehensive treatment plans in conjunction with the patient and/or family and physician which is based on the evaluation results and includes the frequency and duration of treatment, long- and short-term goals, and expected functional outcomes.
    • Administers appropriate therapeutic techniques accurately and continuously monitors the patient's response to treatment, modifying the program as needed.
    • Assists in orientation, training, and supervision of physical therapist assistants, aides, students, and volunteers assigned to participate in patient care or departmental projects.
    • Documents patient care accurately and in a timely way in the medical record and as needed to facilitate continued care or billing.
    • Confers with the patient and/or family, referring physician, staff, vendors, or other facilities to facilitate or coordinate care, obtain patient equipment, or assist with discharge planning.
    • Maintains and enhances professional knowledge and skills through participation in continuing education programs, professional organizations, and/or review of professional literature.
    • Participates in departmental meetings, projects, and ongoing performance improvement activities.
    • Participates in in-services, rounds, orientations, and committees within the hospital and/or the community to advance understanding of Physical Therapy services and contribute to patient care and employee safety.
    • Interview Therapy Candidates
    • Precept and train new hires
    • Supervise Therapy Staff

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's degree or entry level Master's degree in Physical Therapy
    • Current licensure to practice physical therapy from the State of Michigan 
    • Oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and other healthcare providers
    • Strong organization and time management skills to independently manage patient case load
    • Strong computer knowledge

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