Company: Pinellas Point Nursing & Rehab Center
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: January 26, 2023
The following statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be
a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats residents and patients
with temporary or long term physical disabilities to relieve pain,
restore function, and promote healing by applying the therapeutic
properties of exercise, heat, ultrasound, massage and other forms
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Under a physician's order, performs the following within scope of
practice and federal guidelines:
--- Evaluates, plans and administers treatment to patients with
problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems.
--- Administers and interprets tests and measurements for muscle
strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and
--- Provides direct resident treatment in accordance with an
established plan of care.
--- Instructs patients, families, and caregivers in the care and
use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices.
--- Maintains patient records.
--- Devises special tools and treatment for the specific needs of
--- Conducts home assessments as appropriate to ensure discharge of
residents to a safe environment.
--- Completes required forms and documents in accordance with
company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
--- Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Physical
--- One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.
--- Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by the
May provide onsite supervision to Physical Therapist Assistants,
Rehab Aides, and provisional physical therapists per state practice
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to
stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel,
talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or
transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is
occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or
airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance
with applicable, law, reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the position.
Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to
safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident's
protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with
company policies, procedures and state and federal law. Agrees to
adhere to and oversee communication of privacy guidelines relative
to the confidentiality of residents' protected health
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