Prisma Health

Physical Therapist Part-Time, Day

  • Prisma Health
  • Columbia, SC 29203
  • 13 days ago


Job Description

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Job Summary Plans and implements specific treatment programs for individual patients according to principles and practices of physical therapy.

Participates in operational and clinical functions for the department, hospital and corporation.

Provides direction and assistance to Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapy Students, and Therapy Aides in the area of patient care.

Complies with laws and regulations of appropriate state and federal agencies and Joint Commission guidelines.

An advanced level of clinical and interpersonal skills are required.

Behaviours that support the purpose statements of the department and hospital are expected.


Performs appropriate initial physical therapy evaluations and re-evaluations and designs a physical therapy plan of care - 25%

Demonstrates advanced knowledge of diagnoses/conditions seen in physical therapy

Selects, performs, and interprets the results of PT examinations of neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems

Accurately performs and interprets standardized evaluations appropriate for the patient

Identifies actual or potential problems that would impact the PT treatment plan as well as the overall patient plan of care

Establishes specific treatment goals based on the results of the initial assessment

Designs the treatment plan appropriate for the patient's age, educational level, and cultural background

Designs a plan of intervention that is coordinated and integrated with other services.

Revises the treatment plan as indicated

Implements and manages a specific and comprehensive treatment plan, and participates in patient discharge planning - 15%

Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of various Physical Therapy techniques with flexibility and creativity in the implementation of these therapy techniques

Interacts regularly with others involved in the patient's care to incorporate an interdisciplinary treatment approach for coordinated quality care

Demonstrates awareness and use of proper safety measures regarding the patients, others in the treatment area and self

Reassesses patient status in response to treatment and goal achievement, redefines problems and modifies goals and treatments as indicated

Provides information regarding discharge and follow-up services which may include a referral to other community resources

Actively participates in patient and family education process - 10%

Provides education and training to patients, families, and caregivers regarding diagnoses, progress, and long-term functional outcomes

Completes the Plan of Care and Patient/Family Education Documentation

Teaches, counsels, and communicates with the patient/family/caregiver educational information related to the patients diagnosis/condition

Provides educational material to patients/families as indicated

Complies with departmental policies for documentation - 10%

Documentation is in compliance with the chart review audit components.

Documents all aspects of assessment, planning, treatment, and discharge in the medical record in a legible and timely manner.

Goals are appropriate and measurable within a specified time frame.

Treatment notes are clear, succinct, and contain information regarding treatment progression.

Appropriate abbreviations and medical terminology are utilize

Department and team responsibilities - 10%

Attends staff meetings, team meetings, and mandatory in-services as scheduled.

Initiates and manages assignments in a timely and thorough manner.

Assists with care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies.

Completes charge/productivity documentation and enters charges in an accurate and timely manner.

Demonstrates willingness to assist and is respectful of the rights of other team members.

Complies with department policies and procedure

Consistently demonstrates behaviours that support the purpose statement of Prisma Health and demonstrates good judgement in selecting the proper mode of communication which conveys a favorable image of the therapy department and Prisma Health

Assumes any additional team/department responsibilities as assigned by department leadership

Supervision - 10%

Provides supervision/mentorship to Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants and Rehab Aides

Exercises sound judgment in delegating task to Physical Therapy Assistants and Rehab Techs

Provides feedback on performance in a professional, tactful and beneficial manner

Provides supervision to Physical Therapy students as assigned

Participates in student orientation and provides effective learning experiences, feedback and timely evaluation

Productivity - 10%

Meets the team/department productivity standards

Complies with the established standards of efficient scheduling to maintain appropriate levels of productivity

Achieves Annual Goals - 10%

Establishes annual goals related to stated corporate and department initiatives

Provides supporting information related to the progress made toward achieving established annual goals

Actively supports corporate leadership initiatives

Conscientiously seeks consultation or supervision

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive

Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited program

Experience: No previous experience required

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

SC PT Licensure from the Board of PT Examiners

Other Required Sills and Experience

Demonstrates clinical competency based on patient's age

Work Shift Day (United States of America)

Location 3010 Farrow Rd Columbia

Facility 1510 Richland Hospital

Department 15407370 Physical Therapy

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