Physical Therapist in Traverse City, MI at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

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Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Physical Therapist

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Physical Therapist.

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls(R) NeuroSolutions started over 30 years ago as NeuroCare.  We originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, we are still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But we are also connecting the NeuroCare continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to our groundbreaking home and community rehab.

As a(n) Physical Therapist you will: 

  • Performs physical therapy evaluation and treatment of patients based upon physician orders/referrals.
  • Completes a comprehensive evaluation using appropriate evaluation and assessment tools and procedures. 
  • Reviews patient records for current diagnosis, past medical history, precautions & contraindications.
  • Establishes measurable goals and develops treatment plan to move the patient toward his or her maximum level of independence and/or function. 
  • Regularly re-assesses effectiveness of treatment plan, progress of patient towards goals and the need for modifying goals or treatment.
  • Communicates patient’s needs and progress to the treatment team, physician, person receiving services, family members, as applicable.
  • Consults with medical providers regarding patient evaluation & treatment, progress of the patient & discharge from treatment.  
  • Recommends and assists in securing special adaptive equipment for patient to improve function.  Incorporates the use of adaptive equipment to enhance the rehab program.  
  • Maintains and submits evaluation, treatment and billing documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, facility, funding source, local, state and federal regulations. 
  • Adheres to standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, policies, HIPAA and Corporate Compliance programs and appropriate professional practice standards and applicable state/federal laws
  • Supervises Physical Therapist Assistants and Physical Therapy Aides in direct patient care and patient-related activities in accordance with state practice act. 
  • Attends, participates in and/or conducts internal staff development programs and meetings; obtains continuing education as required by company policy and regulations; maintains and enhances clinical practice skills

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from a college or university with accredited Physical Therapy program 
  • Current, unrestricted license as Physical Therapist by state in which practicing
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) or CPR certification in accordance state regulations
  • A minimum of one (1) year’s work experience as a physical therapist preferred
  • Demonstrates knowledge of rehabilitation techniques related to complex neurological injury 
  • Communicates effectively and professionally in verbal and written interactions 
  • Demonstrates strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • The candidate/employee will have the physical ability to perform job related duties which may require sitting, lifting, standing, bending, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling. 
  • A health screen or examination may be required prior to assignment and periodically thereafter, depending on the specific location policy, local or state regulations to verify that he/she is physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

, traverse city, MI 49684 USA 

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