Physical Therapist, Casual (Bedford Memorial)

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Bedford, PA 15522
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description
    Job Title:Physical Therapist, Casual (Bedford Memorial)
    Job ID:200000UK
    Status:Casual
    Regular/Temporary:Limited
    Hours:
    Shift:Day Job
    Facility:UPMC Centers for Rehab Services
    Department:Bedford PT
    Location:, Bedford PA

    Description

    UPMC Centers for Rehab Services is currently hiring a casual Physical Therapist to support Bedford Memorial, located in Bedford, PA. The candidate will work a minimum of two weekend days per month, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to apply!

    Purpose:
    Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment on patients referred to non-contracted and contracted facilities of Centers for Rehab Services.

    Responsibilities:
    • Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
    • May serves as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students as well as residents and fellows in a specialty area of physical therapy.
    • Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registation renewal.
    • Performs physical therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises physical therapist assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of physical therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works PTAs to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
    • Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
    • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs.
    • Maintains written documentation for all physical therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs physical therapist assistant documentation biweekly.
    • Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
    • Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
    • Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.
    Qualifications
    • Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
      Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
      Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.The Graduate Therapist is expected to:* Sit for the licensure exam at the soonest availability, not to exceed six months following onset of employment
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Salary Range:$0 / hour

    Union Position:No

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    Posting ID: 555282331Posted: 2020-06-10