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Physical Therapist PRN Wkday

Inova Health System

This is a Contract position in Longview, TX posted August 28, 2021.

Job Description Selects evaluation and treatment methods appropriate to the diagnosis, age group and patients physical and emotional status and formulates appropriate treatment plans.

Demonstrates essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment and protocols.

Performs re-evaluations according to department guidelines, adjusting the treatment plan accordingly.

Adheres to department policy regarding time frame , form and content of written evaluations, progress notes and discharge summaries.

Communicates effectively with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts.

Job Responsibilities Documents the results of the evaluation clearly and completely, including all essential elements according to department policy.

Completes daily progress notes that reflect patient’s response to treatment, actual performance, and an assessment as to status, relevant to the treatment plan and eventual discharge needs and treatment summaries if needed as evidenced by chart review.

Completes discharge notes that include a summary of the course of treatment, progress toward goals, discharge needs, recommendations for follow-up, and patient and/or family education as evidenced by chart review and team feedback.

Documents clearly, concisely and legibly within established time frames (e.g.

allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payors, supports reimbursements) as evidenced by chart review.

Documents evidence of patient and family/caregiver education as evidenced by chart review.

Communicates effectively with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors and outside contacts.

Contacts families, physicians or other healthcare team members in anticipation of specials needs of the patients or family in a timely manner to facilitate effective treatment plans as evidenced by observation, chart review and team feedback.

Provides educational materials and methods appropriate to the patient’s level of understanding and motivation as evidenced by chart review, observation and team feedback.

Includes family/caregiver in education and training as appropriate as evidenced by observation and documentation.

Demonstrates collaboration in communication with team members and is open to feedback and receptive to change as evidenced by team feedback.

Gives appropriate instruction and supervision to assistive personnel consistent with program/clinic policy and regulatory requirements.

Completes all administrative and other responsibilities in support of the operating unit.

Maintains productivity standards set by department/clinic and makes efficient use of non-billable time, minimizing use of non-billable time.

Completes routine administrative responsibilities within established time frames consistently (e.g.

time cards, coverage notes, and charge entry).

Contributes to educational efforts of department/clinic (e.g.

in-services, students, CPR, new hire orientation, Q.i) as evidenced by program/clinic specific documentation.

Assumes leadership role in committees, department processes and special projects in accordance with clinical expertise and individual performance plan.

Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and knowledge about (e.g.

supplies, equipment, billing, staff resources) used in the department as evidenced by team feedback and observation.

Demonstrates essential skill competencies in the use of treatment modalities, equipment and protocols.

Performs re-evaluations according to department guidelines, adjusting the treatment plan accordingly.

Applies knowledge of therapeutic techniques during the evaluation and throughout the course of treatment and adjusts the treatment plan regularly and appropriately as patient status changes as evidenced by the treatment plan.

Demonstrates current knowledge of the application of therapeutic techniques and evaluation methods as evidenced by documentation, medical records and observation.

Demonstrates creative problem solving and diversity when adapting the treatment to special circumstances as evidenced by team feedback and documentation.

Assumes complete responsibility over the course of physical therapy patient management from the time of initial contact to discharge for functional progress, safety and treatment outcome as evidenced by team feedback and documentation.

Addresses discharge planning needs from initial evaluation to discharge as evidenced by team feedback and documentation.

Selects evaluation and treatment methods appropriate to the diagnosis, age group and patients physical and emotional status and formulates appropriate treatment plans.

Chooses appropriate evaluation tests/tools relevant to diagnosis and reason for referral as evidenced by chart review.

Administers appropriate tools/tests and interprets data accurately based on feedback from treatment team.

Develop goals and treatment plans that reflect the evaluation findings and are prioritized based on input from patient, family and team.

Formulates comprehensive treatment plans to improve functional status of patient and address reason for referral as evidenced by chart review.

Requirements Education: Bachelor’s degree, Physical Therapy Experience: 0 years’ of experience Certification: Active Basic Life Support (BLS) form the American Heart Association Licensure: Virginia Physical Therapist license About Us Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider.

Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve.

Inova’s 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

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