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Physical Therapist

Motir Services Washington, DC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor

Responsibilities

  • Perform initial and ongoing physical therapy evaluations according to APTA standards of practice as well as state standards.
  • Develop Plan of Treatment for each patient based on initial and ongoing
  • evaluations including short and long term goals, collaboration demands of other staff members, and required patient and caregiver involvement.
  • Implement Plan of Treatment on a consistent schedule and adjust this schedule and plan according to patient progress.
  • Document patient progress according to approved medical documentation and facility documentation procedures.
  • Evaluate mobility, strength and current level of patient function, while setting goals to improve in these areas that are scaled to patient abilities and realistically attainable.
  • Report patient progress to patient, patient caregivers and loved ones, facility staff and healthcare professionals involved in ongoing treatment/care of patients.
  • Develop a plan for patients following completion of their Plan of Treatment with appropriate in-home care services.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge through attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications, etc.
  • Assist other facility staff members as needed to provide care and create a clean, orderly and effective environment for rehabilitation and physical therapy.

Qualifications

  • Proven record of matching patient needs to treatment plans and proven record of implementing these plans safely and effectively.
  • Strong experience administering a wide range of physical therapy techniques not limited to: giving massages; applying physical agents; initiating traction; utilizing hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, ultraviolet / infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.
  • Experience assisting and directing treatments given by aides, technicians, and assistants.
  • Knowledge of responsible use of facility equipment, best practices for equipment use and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Experience with recommending assistive equipment to patients and outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Experience with a wide range of patient age groups and injuries.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Therapy and an understanding of when these techniques can benefit patients.
  • A strong sense of empathy, a compassionate outlook on PT and the ability to motivate patients into pushing their limits in a responsible, safe way.
  • We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of experience providing physical therapy to patients in a fully equipped PT facility and who has the following qualifications:
    • BS or Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from a physical therapy program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
    • Current Physical Therapy license for District of Columbia.
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (with AED).

Motir Services

Why Work Here?

Awesome and supportive staff / leadership, great working environment and unmatched support from our team!

Today, Motir is a recognized leader in contract support services. In addition to over twenty (20) years of solid experience, Motir is recognized for its ability to manage complex operations while providing superior strategic and technical support through an extensive technical competency. A commitment to customer satisfaction and the ability to support the mission and culture of its clients has launched Motir as a leading provider of support services in the federal, state, and municipal government settings. We help our clients achieve superior business results through strategic and large-scale project management. Our business model is designed for maximum flexibility and built to respond to each client’s unique and changing needs. Our all-inclusive solutions focus on the design and implementation of teams, systems, and work processes. We also concentrate on business process reengineering, the implementation of new staffing plans and performance management tools including human resource policies, practices, and procedures.

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1508 East Capitol St. NE Washington DC 20003
Washington, DC
USA

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