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Physical Therapist Job in Loudonville, Ohio US

Physical Therapist

Dhulmar Health Care Services - Loudonville, OH

Posted: 10/18/2019 - Expires: 12/31/2019

Job ID: 213042352



Job Description

Dhulmar Health Care Services

Physical Therapist

  • Meets the patients’ goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription
  • Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as nonmanual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses
  • Administers physical therapy treatments by giving massages; initiating traction; applying physical agents; utilizing hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines; directing treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants
  • Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending adjustments and modifications
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Develops physical therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Must have transportation and valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to travel within a 20-25-mile radius
  • Apply online at: www.dhulmarhhc.com or call: 419-522-1313

Job Summary


Employment Type:
Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Doctoral degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
N/A
Salary
N/A
Licenses / Certifications:
N/A
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 6
Workplace Documentation: 4