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Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center CAH - PHYSICAL THERAPIST in Carthage, New York

Physical Therapy– Physical Therapist: Part-Time Day Shift

Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as indicated. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Coordinate/ collaborate care with referral source or QMP if accessing via direct access state guidelines (QMP agreement with Plan of Care within the first of 10 visits or 30 days). The staff therapist coordinates, delegates, and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (PTA, and associated Rehabilitation staff etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Takes responsibility for supporting departmental goals and working as a team to achieve established metrics. Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, department equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs. Qualifications:

  • Current New York State Physical Therapy Licensure.

  • Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy school or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy.

  • Current BCLS (CPR) Certification.