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Supervising Therapist

NYCHH/Community Care New York, NY

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, medical
Job Description

Job Description

1.    Provides physical therapy services in accordance with the physician’s plan of care.

2.    Assists the physician in assessing the patient’s functional level by applying appropriate tests and measurements, and advises the physician in the development and revision of the plan of care.

3.    Evaluates patient and establishes/upgrades the plan of treatment by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.

4.    Treats patients through the use of therapeutic activities to relieve pain, develop and restore function, attain and maintain maximum performance, and utilize adaptive equipment with the functional limitations of the patient and in accordance with the plan of care.

5.    Observes, documents and reports the patient’s responses to treatment and any change in the patient’s condition to the physician, and/or the coordinator of care.

6.    Evaluates the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations with regard to safety issues.

7.    Orders and/or fabricates adaptive/assistive devices and equipment and trains the patient in the safe and effective use of the equipment.

8.    Instructs and advises patients, family members and other home health personnel in the phases of physical therapy in which they may assist the patient; and in the safe use of assistive devices, and the completion of the home exercise program.

9.    Demonstrates and teaches alternate techniques to perform the activities of daily living, transfers, and mobility and positioning.

10.    Regularly reviews the rehabilitation needs with patients; initiates/notifies the coordinator of care and/or the physician regarding the need for revisions of the patient’s plan of care. Ensures that the plan of care addresses all problems identified during the evaluation or demonstrates rationale for not doing so.

11.    Makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated by the needs of the patients or documents rationale for not doing so.  Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the physician and/or other appropriate health professionals as often as needed or as directed by the changes in the patient’s condition.

12.    Assists with the coordination of the plan of care and maintains continuity of patient care through interdisciplinary coordination with the other health professional by attending patient care conferences.

13.    Teaches, supervises and counsels the patient and designated caregiver regarding home care procedures as appropriate to the patient’s condition.

14.    Develops, prepares and maintains individualized patient care documentation with accuracy, timeliness and in accordance with the Corporation’s policies.

15.    Provides Field Evaluations to therapists as per regulatory requirements.

16.    Meets the prescribed productivity standard as per operational need.

17.    Assists Director with Quality Improvement activities and educational initiatives.

18.    Performs SOC Assessments for specified cases as required.

19.    Other Job Duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A Baccalaureate Degree issued after completion of a four-year course at an accredited college or university and a New York State license to practice Physiotherapy; and,

2. Four years of professional experience in administering physical therapy under medical supervision in a hospital or similar institution, or in the office of a doctor of medicine, at least two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

 

Company Description
NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care reaches outside the walls of our hospitals and brings health care to patients where they live. With more than 600 dedicated employees, Community Care provides services including home care, community care coordination, and community-based care management to individuals managing chronic health conditions residing in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx.

NYCHH/Community Care

Why Work Here?
We offer excellent employment opportunities and room for growth and advancement.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Community Care reaches outside the walls of our hospitals and brings health care to patients where they live. With more than 600 dedicated employees, Community Care provides services including home care, community care coordination, and community-based care management to individuals managing chronic health conditions residing in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and The Bronx.

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New York, NY
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