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  • Bone & Joint Clinic
  • 10/04/21
  • Wausau, WI
  • 54401
  • Full-Time
Position Description: Bone & Joint is looking for a compassionate, forward-thinking Physical Therapist who excels at assessing patients' and devising creative but effective treatment plans. The Physical Therapist will be responsible for providing outpatient physical therapy services for Bone & Joint Therapy in an ethical and professional manner. Physical Therapy services for Bone & Joint Therapy will be provided in accordance with the State of Wisconsin specific state guidelines. 7a.m.-6p.m. (varies by day)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

Evaluate and treat patients in accordance with state guidelines, identifying root causes of dysfunction that directly translates to impairments in daily function
Establish appropriate POC (Plans of Care) for the patients outlining the path to achieve the patients goals; reassess periodically to keep goals relevant
Oversee the treatment provided by the PTA based on established POC
Delivers treatment to patients including manual therapy, educating and performing therapeutic exercises, training of proper techniques for movements and body mechanics, develops balance systems or addresses vertigo, and addressing pain in order to reach goals
Educates patient on best ways to self-manage condition; educates family on best ways to help the patient
Update POC as necessary for the patients care and documents progression of treatment effectiveness
Assesses for appropriate adaptive equipment, including canes, walkers, orthotics, etc.
Develop discharge plan for patients once completing their physical therapy
Document patients' treatment on a daily basis based on established and accepted practice guidelines
Submit appropriate charges on a daily basis for physical therapy services provided that date
Assist administrative staff with billing and reporting inquiries
Communicate on a regular basis with the physician and medical staff regarding patients' current status or change in status
Assist in developing and updating Bone & Joint Therapy treatment protocols on an as needed basis
Responsible for dispensing DME and custom splitting per provider request
Comply with federal and state physical therapy regulations
Actively participate in Bone & Joint Therapy and Bone & Joint Clinic, S.C. staff meetings
Communicates with high level of empathy and compassion
Complete continuing education requirements every two years per state guidelines
Supports and uses AIDET for every patient, guest, co-worker, etc every time
Adheres to all Safety protocols and is proactive in safety awareness and prevention
Assists with local athletic programming and services

Education/Experience:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy is required
Work experience in a clinic setting is preferred
Current license or eligibility to become licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist in the State of Wisconsin is required
BLS certification required

Qualifications: Neat and well-groomed and have a courteous, pleasant manner; Strong organizational skills along with the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment; Ability to put patients at ease and explain physician's instructions; Respect the confidential nature of medical information. Ability to problem solve, works independently, and implements change with a positive attitude.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is also frequently required to stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1851685-536714


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