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Physical Therapist-UPMC Hanover Pediatric Rehabilitation

Company: UPMC in Central Pa
Location: Hanover
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Physical Therapist-UPMC Hanover Pediatric Rehabilitation Shift: Full Time Summary of Department/Service Line: UPMC Hanover Pediatric Rehabilitation helps children experiencing a wide range of challenges to participate with their peers at home, at school, and at play. We provide occupational, physical, and speech-language therapy for children from birth until the age of 18. UPMC's focus includes treating acute and chronic illness and delivering first class preventive care to the community. That's why in everything we do, our goal is to meet or exceed the expectations of our patients and their families. As a leading employer in the region, UPMC strives to attract and retain talented, compassionate people who share this same vision. There are many benefits to becoming an employee at UPMC: Collaborative work environment Competitive wages and benefits UPMC Total Rewards Job Summary: The Staff Physical Therapist reviews patient charts, performs initial assessments, develops treatment plans, administers physical therapy treatments and modalities, monitors progress, documents, and treatments performed with patients (including discharge planning and patient education) to increase overall functioning, reduce discomfort, increase, or maintain flexibility and range of motion/strength, and achieve other medical and therapeutic goals. Responsibilities: Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members. May serve as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students as well as residents and fellows in a specialty area of physical therapy. Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registration renewal. Performs physical therapy assessment, reassessment, and treatment and supervises physical therapist assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness, and results of physical therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works PTAs to adjust patient programs as patient status changes. Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs. Attends and actively participates in staff meetings and in-service education programs. Maintains written documentation for all physical therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs physical therapist assistant documentation biweekly. Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient. Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable. Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care. Minimum Requirements: Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Key Words: Physical Therapist, PT, Physiotherapist, Physical Therapy, Physical Training, Pediatric Physical Therapist About South Central Pennsylvania Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World. Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes --- a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 101.2 in Philadelphia --- it's a great place to grow a career and family. Listed among Forbes.com ---America's Most Livable Cities,--- and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's ---Best Cities to Live--- in 2017, we are a two- to three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. About UPMC in Central Pa. UPMC in Central Pa. is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. As part of the UPMC not-for-profit system, UPMC in Central Pa. cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care, and leading-edge diagnostic services. UPMC in Central Pa. includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,160 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties. UPMC was named as one of the ---150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare--- for 2022 by Becker's Healthcare. For inclusion on this list, hospitals, health systems, and health care companies must demonstrate initiatives and commitment to promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement, and professional growth. Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/daOj1OUOpNnqzhxJS7rdG PI183726766

Keywords: UPMC in Central Pa, Ellicott City , Physical Therapist-UPMC Hanover Pediatric Rehabilitation, Healthcare , Hanover, Maryland

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