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Physical Therapist

Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Location: Jesup
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Encore Rehabilitation Services is seeking a Physical Therapist (PT) for the following position:

  • Part Time
  • Jesup, GA 31545
  • Long Term Care (SNF)
  • Also open to PRN! Who We Are Encore Rehabilitation is a trusted leader in delivering innovative outsourced rehabilitation solutions tailored to the unique needs of our variety of provider partners. High-quality care. Meaningful clinical outcomes. We foster a patient-first culture driven by a team of passionate, mission-driven professionals. We're pioneering a bright future for therapy providers who are motivated to do what's right for patients and are looking for opportunities to advance. Hollie Long Junior Regional Director of Recruiting Encore Rehabilitation Services Call or Text: (248) 907-0625 Responsibilities Provides and directs physical therapy services to residents, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions under physician's orders.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
    • Provides physical therapy services to residents and initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Physical Therapy Department procedures.
    • Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention/treatment.
    • Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as indicated.
    • Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents, family and other team members.
    • Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other team members.
    • Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified goals.
    • Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and enhance the performance of the resident in their own environment.
    • Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.
    • Participates in discharge planning.
    • Supervises and directs LPTA's in the implementation of the treatment plan.
    • Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and of individual physical therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
    • Adheres to Physical Therapy Department procedures regarding documentation of physical therapy services. This is not a complete list of Job Duties. Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
      • Successful completion of National Certification Examination for RPT.
      • Current state licensure or license eligible. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENT
        These essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a physical therapist. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10-20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 of the time) to move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability. The employee works mostly inside, in resident rooms or clinic. This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job-related tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.


Keywords: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC, Savannah , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Jesup, Georgia

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