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Physical Therapist SubAcute Rehab FBM N

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Location: Orchard Park, NY, United States

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Job Description

Facility: Father Baker SNF Sub Acute

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.100000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Summary:

Provides rehabilitation according to state licensure. Organizes and conducts treatment programs to restore and prevent loss of function following disease, injury and/or disability. Practices with autonomy, adhering to Best Practice guidelines and communicating with all healthcare professionals for the best plan of care for the patient.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION
  • As per professional degree from an accredited program by the NYS Department of Education
  • Registered and licensed by NYS Department of Education, or eligible
EXPERIENCE
  • Prior experience working in a similar clinical setting preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Must have the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members and visitors
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into the existing Physical Therapy Services
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Must have knowledge of Physical Therapy procedures
  • Evaluation and treatment of Residents for Physical Therapy programs
  • Involvement in the Care Plan process and MDS process
  • Screening of residents for physical therapy intervention
  • Documentation within the guidelines of CHS LTC Policies and Procedures as well as state and federal regulations
  • Communication skills which may be inclusive of approach, tone of voice, speed of communication, respectfulness and non-verbal communication
  • Physical assessment: Ability to assess the physical impact the disease process and aging process has on ability to perform daily tasks; examples may include skin integrity, functional mobility, ROM, MMT, ADLs, bowel and bladder control
  • Professional skills: Demonstrates knowledge of professional skills, consisting of a full systems review focused on disabilities and impairments affecting well-being and physical function, may include wound assessment and treatment, and pain control. Demonstrates best practice patterns consistent with professional standards as established by the APTA and the NYAPTA
  • Proficient in efficiently navigating utilized EMR programs

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Considerable amount of bending, stooping, walking, lifting
  • Standing and transferring of patients
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