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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Saint Johns
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity Job ID: 27165 Positions Location: St. Johns, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: Description: Positions Location: St. Johns, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job: Evaluate patients, plan treatment programs, and provide physical therapy interventions to patients. Delegate and supervise physical therapy activities performed by others. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Evaluate and assess patients based upon the written prescription of the referring M.D., D.O., D.D.S., P.A. or podiatrist. Establish reasonable goals with patient and/or family.
  • Communicate the treatment plan, treatment goals, and progress toward goals to the patient and/or caregivers. Instruct patients and/or family members in home programs.
  • Perform treatment according to the established plan, utilizing all available modalities, equipment and techniques within the scope of physical therapy.
  • Performs medical record documentation according to established criteria.
  • Re-evaluate patients, modify treatment programs and goals as needed, and make recommendations as to their discharge planning.
  • Delegate to Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA's), Athletic Trainers (ATC's), Rehab Aides, and students/interns.
  • Supervise the interventions provided by PTA's, ATC's, Rehab Aides, and students/interns ensuring that department policies and procedures are upheld and that quality patient care is provided.
  • Supervise the activities of students and volunteers.
  • Cooperate with support staff and other health system departments in order to maximize the efficiency of non-clinical services such as the registering, scheduling, and billing of patients.
  • Participate in inservices, staff meetings, team meetings, continuing education courses, and other meetings as needed.
  • Provides inpatient care at Sparrow Clinton Hospital based upon the referral. Job Requirements General Requirements Current/non-restricted State of Michigan Physical Therapist License.
    Work Experience PT experience preferred.
    Education Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
    Specialized Knowledge and Skills Effective written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills. Ability to perform multiple tasks. Adapt to changing work situations. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients serviced in her/his assigned service area as related to the principle duties and responsibilities of the position. The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training and experience. Manual therapy skills preferred.
    Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Job Family Clinical Professional/Technical/Allied Health Requirements: Shift Match Any
    Degree Type / Education Level Doctorate
    Status Per Diem
    Facility Sparrow Clinton Hospital
    Experience Level New Grad
    CategoryPhysical TherapistsEducationDoctorateJob typeFull time

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, Lansing , PHYSICIAL THERAPIST-PD (FLAT RATE), Healthcare , Saint Johns, Michigan

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