Beaumont Health Physical Therapist in Royal Oak, Michigan
*General Summary: *
The physical therapist is responsible for examining, evaluating and developing a treatment plan for patients with functional limitations and disabilities. PT's provide consultation to healthcare providers regarding a patient's continuum of care. The individual in this position is required to appropriately interact with all patients regardless of age or culture and to adhere to the Beaumont customer service standards.
- Direct patient care: Provides a Physical Therapy evaluation, incorporating patient treatment: evaluates, interprets findings; develops treatment and discharge plans; implements treatment, re-evaluates, educates patients and significant others; meets productivity
- Documents: evaluation results, treatment and discharge plans and daily treatment according to all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and professional standards of documentation; submits charges for services provided.
- Maintains verbal, written and electronic communication and collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team, referral sources, physicians, and 3rd party payors.
- Participates in leadership functions: community outreach, CQI, marketing, cost containment, program development, PTA/AT/aide/student supervision; teaches staff, physicians and others.
- Professional development: Attends staff meetings; maintains and improves competence through self-study, attending in-services and continuing education programs. Clinical education to students.
- Evaluate, consult and implement an appropriate treatment plan for each patient. Accurately documents treatments and charges for self and assigned support staff.
- Serve as a resource of information and treatment skill for less knowledgeable staff, provide student supervision.
- Manage staff and department resources wisely. Supervise assigned support staff.
- Collaborate with intra and interdisciplinary team members regarding patient care. Collaborates with patient, family, significant other in treatment and in discharge planning.
- Provide documentation to the physicians regarding the patient initially, at discharge, and at appropriate intervals. Discusses changes to the prescribed program with the physician before initiation.
- PT maintains good standing with the licensure/regulatory board and all applicable laws/rules/regulations.
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, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
? Education / Training: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy required. Masters or Doctorate Degree preferred.
? Work Experience: Written or verbal communication skills required. Word processing and computer skills required. It is preferred that pediatric therapists have NDT certification and competency in serial casting.
? Certification, Licensure, Registration: Michigan State License in Physical Therapy required. Preferred BLS certification.
? Other Qualifications: Competent clinical and evaluation skills are required. Ability to demonstrate Beaumont customer service standards; excellent verbal and written communication; ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment; knowledge of clinical pathology, evaluation and treatment techniques for assigned population. Must be able to demonstrate basic computer proficiency for EMR documentation. Rehab: NDT or NCS Board certification preferred. Neurotrauma Rehab: This program specializes in the treatment of traumatic brain and spinal cord injured patients. Requires collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, good communication skills are essential. SI and/or NDT or PCS Board certification or experience preferred. Ability to interact effectively with pediatric patients and their families is essential.