Physical Therapist

Posting Date October 30, 2018
Job Title Physical Therapist
Hours PT
Overview Job Duties/Knowledge Provides skilled physical therapy in accordance with the physician’s plan of care. Accepts only clients referred by the Clinical Director or designee. Assists the physician in assessing the client’s functional level by applying appropriate tests and assists in the development and revision of the plan of care. Treats clients to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy plan of care. Assists with the coordination of the total plan of care and maintains continuity of client care by liaising with other health professionals assigned to the same clients.Initiates, collects and documents OASIS data upon client admission and other designated time frames, in accordance with agency OASIS policies. Submits documentation in a timely manner.
Qualifications Successful completion of a physical therapy program at a school of physical therapy approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE) or the American Medical Association (AMA). All physical therapists shall possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, from a US institution. Licensed in the state of New Hampshire, as a physical therapist. One year of experience in physical therapy, preferred. Knowledge and Abilities: a) Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to and communicate with primarily the geriatric population and to a lesser degree the pediatric and adult populations. b) Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. c) Able to assess data reflecting the client’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each client’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs.
Agency / Location Silver Touch Home Health Care
PO Box 122
Merrimack, NH 03054
Contact Information Shannon Demmons
Silver Touch Home Health care
PO Box 122
22 Greeley St, Unit 5
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054
Phone: 6034249479
Fax: 603-424-4199
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