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Physical Therapist II

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:



Summary

GENERAL SUMMARY:



This position is responsible for providing advanced specialty care in Physical Therapy. This position performs direct patient care, supervisory, educational and administrative functions and is responsible for marketing, program development and program implementation.





(60%)* Evaluates and provides therapy to patients on a daily basis. Prepares required written documentation regarding patient's response to therapy. Provides education to patient/family based on their information needs and in a manner understandable to them. Participates in physician/team conferences. Participates in the development of and on-going updating of interdisciplinary team reports.



(40%)* Additional Responsibilities: Is actively involved in some of the following activities: Develops specialty programs, including protocols and marketing. Participates in and/or provides in-service education to meet ongoing knowledge needs of self and others, including physicians, staff members and community members. Assists manager or supervisor with administrative duties as needed, and provide leadership in their absence. Teaches in clinical and/or academic setting. Mentors employees within own discipline. Serves as Clinical Instructor for students. Participate in shared governance, focus groups, and/or other administrative or educational teams. Keep current with area(s) of expertise so that clinical care reflects best practices.







OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



Teaches in clinical and/or academic setting.



Mentors employees within own discipline.



Serves as Clinical Instructor for students.



Assumes leadership role in the absence of manager.



Provides supervision for Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapy Aides, Home Health Aides and students per affiliate and regulatory standards.



Recommends adaptive/supportive equipment based on assessment; contacts appropriate representative and/or supplier to place order and assists in securing equipment for patient.



Documents the patient/family/caregiver response to treatment and changes in patient condition per affiliate documentation policies and/or standards and in compliance with regulatory agencies.



Completes daily documentation necessary for billing procedures per affiliate policy and in compliance with regulatory agencies.



Provides treatment intervention and demonstrates competence to facilitate or restore optimal functioning specific to therapist's patient care area.



Educates patient/family/caregiver in home education program using relevant and effective teaching methods.



Demonstrates effective oral and written communication with all internal and external customers to maximize quality of patient care including coordination with interdisciplinary team members.



Promotes education and development among staff, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.



Promotes process improvement.



Assists with program development.



Participates in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate.



Promote physical therapy within MyMichigan Health and service area, participating in and providing community education.



Function as case manager for assigned cases.



Demonstrates commitment to MyMichigan Health and specific affiliate mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of service, and teamwork.



Maintains confidentiality of patient and affiliate information in accordance with MyMichigan Health and affiliate policies and procedures.



Other duties as assigned.



MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.



An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MyMichigan Health.







REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:



* Bachelors Degree Physical Therapy minimum required.



* Doctorate Physical Therapy preferred.



* Physical Therapist License State of Michigan



* Basic Life Support



Clinical experience in the field of physical therapy as normally acquired through 5 years of experience working in a medical center environment or similar setting required.



Interpersonal skills needed to communicate effectively with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner.



Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.







Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Physical Therapist II, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan

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