TEMP/PRN PHYSICAL THERAPIST
Sumner Community Hospital is looking for a Temporary and/or PRN Physical Therapist to assist with Coverage starting in May.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, Other duties may be assigned.
Reviews Physicianâ��s referral (prescription) and patientâ��s condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required.
Tests and measures patientâ��s strength, range of motion, motor development, sensory perception and functional capacity, and records findings to develop or review treatment programs.
Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data.
Administers therapeutic exercises to improve and maintain function.
Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in the use of assistant and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, walkers, orthotics and prostheses.
Administers treatments involving application of physical agents such as pelvic and cervical traction, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, cold pack, hot pack, paraffin bath, iontophoresis and whirlpool.
Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
Administers spinal and joint mobilization, myofacial release, and manual therapy.
Administers wound care including debridement as needed.
Records treatment, response, and progress in patientâ��s chart.
Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modifications to Orthotist or Prosthetist.
Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patientâ��s health care.
Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, aides, and students.
Plans and conducts lectures and training programs on physical therapy and related topics for medical staff, students, and community groups.
In absence of department receptionist, may be asked to assist at department desk answering telephone, returning messages and scheduling patients.
Directly supervises 2 to 3 Certified Physical Therapy Assistants. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizationâ��s policies and applicable laws.
Education and/or Experience
Masterâ��s or Doctorate Degree from an accredited school of physical therapy; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Shift : Day
Closing Date: 05/29/2020
Lacey Keleher - Human Resources Coordinator