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PT Sports Medicine (Part-time w/Benefits, Days)-W. Kendall Center

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description Job Summary

Responsible for the evaluation, re-evaluation, development, and implementation of a plan of care in accordance with the departmental policies and procedures and preferred practice patterns for patients with a variety of orthopedic and sports related injuries, disorders, and conditions. Conduct daily interacts with all staff, patients, and families in accordance with NCHS Values & Guiding Behaviors.

Minimum Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy program.

S tate of Florida licensure - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment .

CPR BLS - American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

Level II Finger printing background and Good Moral Character Affidavit must be initiated within 15 days of hire date and finalized within 90 days of hire date

1-3 years of experience in orthopedics or sports medicine with a minimum of 1 of those years with the adolescent and/or teenage population.

Qualifications Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Completes evaluation and re-evaluation using evidence based guidelines, identifies functional deficits, and skilled interventions based on deficits.

Records daily patient documentation, statistics, and charges accurately and in a timely manner as determined by meeting departmental standards.

Develops a plan of care outlining area of deficit, activity restrictions, context, assistance needed, functional, realistic, and measurable treatment goals and/or status of ongoing goals.

Recommends and provides treatments based upon medical, clinical, functional, and observational findings.

Initiates, documents, and prepares the patient/family for discharge at the time of the evaluation based on maximum potential or benefit of therapy is reached.

Maintains and documents productivity standards set by the Leaders

Maintains active and supportive communication with the patient, caregiver(s), and others concerned regarding progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to the therapeutic process.

Supervise Physical Therapy Assistants, Rehab Aides, and other according to experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Masters or Doctoral degree preferred

APTA and FPTA memberships preferred.

Pediatric and/or orthopedic/sports medicine experience preferred.

Ability to appropriately interact with patients, parents/guardians, and other health care professionals in all work related situations.

Current in standards of practice in youth orthopedics and sports medicine.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Ability to problem-solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.

Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.

Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and rehabilitation professionals.

(EOE DFW)

6/2020

Job : Rehab/Therapy

Primary Location : Florida-Miami-West Kendall

Department : W KENDALL CENTER - REHAB SPORT-2100-530718

Job Status
:Part Time with Benefits

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Fort Lauderdale , PT Sports Medicine (Part-time w/Benefits, Days)-W. Kendall Center, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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