Physical Therapist II
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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
(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
(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
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
Promotes process improvement.
Assists with program development.
Participates in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as
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
Maintains confidentiality of patient and affiliate information in
accordance with MyMichigan Health and affiliate policies and
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
Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
training must be completed annually according to the Exposure
Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Physical Therapist II, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan
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