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McLaren Health Care Physical Therapist in Lansing, Michigan

Description

The physical therapist will accurately assess,

differentially diagnosis, and identify deficits in a patient’s ability to move

and perform functional activities in their daily lives. They develop an individualized treatment plan

with patient-centered goals to reduce pain, restore function, and prevent

disability and work with the individual to prevent the loss of mobility.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities :

  1. Performspatient evaluations through the process of obtaining history, performingrelevant systems review, and selecting and administering specific tests andmeasures to obtain data.

  2. Establishesan individualized plan of care and selects treatment techniques that addressesthe specific impairments identified in the evaluation and in accordance withphysician orders.

  3. Conductsongoing reassessment of the patient and their response to treatment.

  4. Initiatesand manages the discharge plan beginning at the first visit and continuingthroughout treatment.

  5. Supervisesand delegates to ancillary staff and students consistent with state laws anddepartment policy.

  6. Completeslegible, accurate and clear documentation within the established timeframeidentified in the department policy and procedure and in accordance withaccreditation requirements and insurance regulations.

  7. Communicateswith the patient, family, caregivers, significant others, and members of thehealth care team to promote maximum benefit of care utilizing AIDET.

  8. Assesseseducational needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other andprovides education to meet those needs.

  9. Participatesin professional growth and development through participation in educationalprograms, including in-service meetings, workshops, and by reading currentliterature concerning scope of practice.

  10. Activelyparticipates in quality improvement activities.

  11. Provides anenvironment conducive to safety for patients, visitors, and staff.Complies with appropriate and approved safetystandards.

  12. Functionswithin scope of practice as defined by the state’s practice act.

  13. Performs other related duties as required anddirected.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited program of physical therapy.

  • Current state Board of Physical Therapy licensure.

  • BLS certification.

Preferred: One year of physical therapist experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Nicotine Testing - To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Lansing-McLaren Greater Lansing

Organization LAN10-McLaren Grtr Lansing-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 21008092

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