Physical Therapist

Job Description

Summit Park Health & Rehab Center in Catonsville, MD is seeking a Full time Physical Therapist to join our In-House Rehab Team at our skilled nursing facility!

Facility Specifics

Summit Park Health & Rehab Center; 1502 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228; Highlights: 134 beds; Renovated Facility; Separate PT/ OT Gym; Private Medicare Suites; ADL Kitchen & Bathroom; In-House Rehab Team; 88% Productivity Expectation; ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software; ACP Modality Equipment; Vital Stim Equipment;

To discover more info about this career opportunity, please call: Lesley Mastalerz, Therapy Recruiter at 866-275-8111 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Summary

Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long term physical disabilities to relieve pain, restore function, and promote healing by applying the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, ultrasound, massage and other forms of treatment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under a physician's order, performs the following within scope of practice and federal guidelines:
  • Evaluates, plans and administers treatment to patients with problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems.
  • Administers and interprets tests and measurements for muscle strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.
  • Provides direct resident treatment in accordance with an established plan of care.
  • Instructs patients, families, and caregivers in the care and use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices.
  • Maintains patient records.
  • Devises special tools and treatment for the specific needs of patients.
  • Conducts home assessments as appropriate to ensure discharge of residents to a safe environment.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

May provide onsite supervision to Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehab Aides, and provisional physical therapists per state practice guidelines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy.
  • One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.
  • Current license to practice Physical Therapy issued by the State, if required by state law.

Physical Demands & Environment

Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable, law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities' goal is to offer residents and staff a close-knit, family environment coupled with the resources you'd expect from an industry leader. As we continue to build the clinical expertise of our in-house rehab teams, we invite you to consider joining us. The SavaSeniorCare 183 affiliated facilities in 19 states strive to provide compassionate short- and long-term care. It's our business-the only thing we do. We offer a wealth of resources to support our rehab teams including generous, flexible benefits packages, CEUs and continuing education tuition reimbursement. Consider all we have to offer: in-house rehab teams with clinical support, flexible schedules, modality programs, and mentorship. For more information about this and other exciting opportunities, please visit us at www.savaseniorcare.com. SavaSeniorCare affiliated entities are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience None
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel None
Job ID PCK632-791
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