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FT Physical Therapists Out Patient Sub Acute Rehab

Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

This is a Full-time position in Herkimer, NY posted December 2, 2020.

Foltsbrook Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
– GENERAL DESCRIPTION:Wound Care experience preferred but not required.The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize anddevelop Physical Therapy Services in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and as may be directed by the Director of Physical Therapy to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy, and have evidence of current registration with the New York State Education Department.

Must also have previous experience as a Physical Therapist in a hospital or other health facility.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Evaluate all residents for the Physical Therapy Program: Perform an initial evaluation of each resident upon admission per physicianorder.

Write weekly progress notes on restorative patients.

Write 10 day progress notes on all Medicare B residents.

Perform quarterly and annual evaluations on all nursing home residents.

Perform evaluations at other times per request from physical therapy program.

Provide one-to-one physical therapy treatment of residents on restorative physical therapy program.

Treatment will be provided Monday through Friday in minimum 30 minute sessions in accordance with the plan of care and goals outlined in the resident’sevaluation.

Physical therapy plan of care and goals will be coordinated with nursing care plan.

Supervise duties to PTA Staff.

Work closely with Interdisciplinary Care Team to communicate: Evaluation finding and goals.

o Changes in rehab therapy programs, goals, and treatments of individual residents.

Recommendations for nursing as input to resident’s care plan, and C.N.A.


Maintain a liaison with family and residents.

Maintain supplies and equipment
– recommend specialized equipment to meet needs ofindividual residents.

Maintain department order: Review and update policies and procedures on a regular basis.

Maintain file on each resident in the physical therapy program including initialevaluation, progress notes and discharge summary.

Provide in-service education to the Rehab Therapy Staff and other departments.

Attend annual Medical Staff meetings.

Perform any other pertinent duties as assigned by my supervisor.

I understand that emergency conditions may require me to temporarily work shifts other than the one for which I have applied and been assigned, and agree to such scheduling World change or overtime when necessary to ensure proper operation of the Homes as directed by my supervisor.PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKER TRAITS: Present a neat and professional appearance.

Uphold PRIDE philosophy.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: Work will be performed in a well lighted, well equipped, clean, large work area.

Work will require standing, walking, lifting and transferring residents.VOCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Attends in-service programs and staff development programs as provided by the facility to maintain compliance with the Department of Health and other regulatory agencies, as well as Nursing Home policies and procedures.JOB HAZARDS: Minors are prohibited from performing certain duties involving the use of power driven equipment and the mixing and usage of chemicals as outlined by labor law regulations.Lifting requirements/restrictions.

Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and theAIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: N/ACONTACTS: Residents, Staff, Resident Representatives, Nursing and other disciplines.

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