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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.

Essential Duties:

  • 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.

Standard qualifications:

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.


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