Part-Time Physical Therapist
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Posted: December 21, 2017
Reference ID: ACQ - 762
The HCA Physician Services Group (PSG) is the physician and practice management solution for the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). College Park Family Care is a Christ-centered medical practice within our HCA Physician Services Group, and every aspect of our practice is rooted in providing compassionate care to our patients and each other. Our goal is to provide compassionate, comprehensive care for every member of the family. We have more than 90 providers, including specialists who can meet all health care needs - from obstetrics and orthopedic surgeons to dermatologists and dietitians. At College Park Family Care, you can count on exceptional care from experienced, board-certified providers.
The Physical Therapist is a key member of the Physician Practice and provides medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries, or muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
•Reviews Physician's referral (prescription) and patient's condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required.
•Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment programs.
•Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data.
•Administers manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
•Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities and in use of assistant and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
•Administers treatments involving application of physical agents.
•Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
•Administers traction to relieve pain.
•Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer.
•Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
•Evaluates, fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommends modification to Orthotist.
•Confers with Physician and other practitioners to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program, and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of patient's health care.
•Orients, instructs, and directs work activities of assistants, aides, and students.
•Plans and conducts lectures and training programs on physical therapy and related topics for medical staff, students, and community groups.
•Plans and develops physical therapy research programs and participates in conducting research.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
•Must be a graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy.
•One or more years of experience desired.
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - Must possess a current physical therapy license.