Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The physical therapist is responsible for examining, evaluating
and developing a treatment plan for patients with functional
limitations and disabilities. PT's provide consultation to
healthcare providers regarding a patient's continuum of care. The
individual in this position is required to appropriately interact
with all patients regardless of age or culture and to adhere to the
Beaumont customer service standards.
Direct patient care: Provides a Physical Therapy evaluation,
incorporating patient treatment: evaluates, interprets findings;
develops treatment and discharge plans; implements treatment,
re-evaluates, educates patients and significant others; meets
- Documents: evaluation results, treatment and discharge plans
and daily treatment according to all applicable laws, rules,
regulations, and professional standards of documentation; submits
charges for services provided.
- Maintains verbal, written and electronic communication and
collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team, referral
sources, physicians, and 3rd party payors.
- Participates in leadership functions: community outreach, CQI,
marketing, cost containment, program development,
PTA/AT/aide/student supervision; teaches staff, physicians and
- Professional development: Attends staff meetings; maintains and
improves competence through self-study, attending in-services and
continuing education programs. Clinical education to students.
- Evaluate, consult and implement an appropriate treatment plan
for each patient. Accurately documents treatments and charges for
self and assigned support staff.
- Serve as a resource of information and treatment skill for less
knowledgeable staff, provide student supervision.
- Manage staff and department resources wisely. Supervise
assigned support staff.
- Collaborate with intra and interdisciplinary team members
regarding patient care. Collaborates with patient, family,
significant other in treatment and in discharge planning.
- Provide documentation to the physicians regarding the patient
initially, at discharge, and at appropriate intervals. Discusses
changes to the prescribed program with the physician before
- PT maintains good standing with the licensure/regulatory board
and all applicable laws/rules/regulations.
- Education / Training: Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy
required. Masters or Doctorate Degree preferred.
- Work Experience: Written or verbal communication skills
required. Word processing and computer skills required. It is
preferred that pediatric therapists have NDT certification and
competency in serial casting.
- Certification, Licensure, Registration: Michigan State License
in Physical Therapy required. Preferred BLS certification.
- Other Qualifications: Competent clinical and evaluation skills
are required. Ability to demonstrate Beaumont customer service
standards; excellent verbal and written communication; ability to
work independently in a fast-paced environment; knowledge of
clinical pathology, evaluation and treatment techniques for
assigned population. Must be able to demonstrate basic computer
proficiency for EMR documentation. Rehab: NDT or NCS Board
certification preferred. Neurotrauma Rehab: This program
specializes in the treatment of traumatic brain and spinal cord
injured patients. Requires collaborating with a multidisciplinary
team, good communication skills are essential. SI and/or NDT or PCS
Board certification or experience preferred. Ability to interact
effectively with pediatric patients and their families is
Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Troy , Physical Therapist, Other , Troy, Michigan
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