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PT - Physical Therapist - Nationwide Needs - 15-00046

PT - Physical Therapist - Nationwide Needs - 15-00046
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Are you a Physical Therapist? Are you considering looking at new opportunities?
Well, look no further. Our Firm specializes in placing healthcare specialists nationwide within all disciplines and specialties, and we will work as your career agent throughout your career helping you advance and succeed with your career plans and goals.
We have been tasked with hiring 120+ Physical Therapists in locations all across the country, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. The requirements range from no experience with a Master's degree to Doctoral in Physical Therapy with years of experience. These positions offer many advantages over the regular "run-of-the-mill" positions you are used to seeing, and getting in contact with us today is your chance to change your life and your future. Let us know what you desire and where, and we will make it our priority to make it happen.
REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)
Perform a full range of physical therapist services in accordance with the scope of clinical privileges.
Provide appropriate therapeutic procedures and provide a full range of therapy services in support of patient referrals.
All patient contact and care shall be safe, timely, result in achievement of realistic and documented treatment goals, and comply with or satisfy the intent of the referring medical staff.
Test and measure the patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and/or respiratory and circulatory efficiency. Record findings to develop or revise treatment programs.
Plan and prepare written treatment programs based on an evaluation of the patient.
Administer manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
Instruct, motivate, and assist patients in performing various physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities, and in use of assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
Administer treatments involving application of physical agents, using equipment such as a pulsed lavage unit and/or whirlpool bath, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines. Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
Administer soft tissue mobilization, applying knowledge of mobilization techniques and body physiology.
Administer traction to relieve pain, using traction equipment.
Record treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart and/or automated systems.
Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
Evaluate, fit, and adjust prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modification as required.
Coordinate treatment with physician and other staff members to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of the patient's health care. Contact referring physicians regarding patient care concerns, as required.
Provide documented treatment and discharge recommendations to members of the staff in routine, emergency, and special cases as needed.
Provide input and attend rehabilitation team meetings, seminars, and quality assurance meetings.
Participate in peer review activities.
Provide clinical supervision to assistants, technicians, aides, and students.
QUALIFICATIONS
A Masters or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from a Physical Therapy program acceptable to the USAF Surgeon General and accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
A current, unrestricted license to practice Physical Therapy in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Have at least 24 months of experience within the past 36 months as a physical therapist.
KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.
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