Resurgens Orthopaedics

  • Physical Therapist (PRN)

    Job Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    2015-2411
  • Overview

    The PT partners with Resurgens’ physicians to provide comprehensive care to our patients.  The PT creates and implements a plan for returning patients to optimal physical health by evaluating patient needs and performing specific physical therapy procedures as they relate to the recovery of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.

     

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

    • Performs PT evaluation and creates treatment plans in accordance with instructions and consent of referring physician;
    • Performs written re-evaluations in preparation for patients return for follow-up Physician appointments, or at a minimum documents progress every six (6) therapy sessions.
    • Provides services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients;
    • Supervises the services of physical therapist assistants (PTA’s) to ensure compliance with the treatment plan;
    • Supervises the technicians or aides to ensure their patient involvement is within their scope of practice;
    • Meets or communicates regularly with a variety of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and case managers to ensure successful patient treatment outcomes;
    • Documents evaluative findings, treatments administered, the assessment of patient response to treatment and treatment plan, and other relevant information;
    • Provides excellent customer service engaging in the use of clear, comprehensive, and frequent communication with customers;
    • Educates patients in the prevention of injuries, conditioning, and rehabilitation of injuries;
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Prepares report for disability and other forms for physician provider;
    • Inventories and orders medical supplies, as directed by Rehab Manager.

    Qualifications

     

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    QUALIFICATIONS 

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree from an accredited university physical therapy program;
    • Georgia State License granted by the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy required;
    • Current Basic Life Support (CPR, BLS) certificates required;
    • Specialty certifications are welcome; orthopedics preferred;
    • Two years experience treating patients in an orthopedic setting preferred.

     

    Skills and Abilities

    • Extensive knowledge related to the physical therapy care and treatment of orthopaedic injuries and illnesses
    • Knowledge of how to create and carry out treatment plans as prescribed by referring physicians;
    • Knowledge of documentation of care and other patient information for EMR;
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in all written and verbal communications;
    • Demonstrated skills in developing successful cross- discipline relationships with physicians, OTs, and ATCs.
    • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail;
    • Demonstrated conflict management skills;
    • Ability to interact effectively with patients and their families or caregivers;
    • Ability to travel between multiple site locations (if applicable);
    • Valid Georgia driver’s license and driving history meeting Resurgens’ requirements(if applicable);

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