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Physical Therapist-Per Diem

Company: Holy Cross Family Practice
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type: Part time Shift: Rotating Shift Description: Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury. Administer manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient's strength, and decrease or prevent deformity and crippling. Conduct and support research and apply research findings to practice. Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate followup care or referrals. Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit. Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation. Inform the patient when diagnosis reveals findings outside their scope and refer to an appropriate practitioner.Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home. Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enter information into computer. Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required. Tasks include:
-Administer manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient's strength, and decrease or prevent deformity and crippling.
-Conduct and support research and apply research findings to practice.
-Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate followup care or referrals.
-Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
-Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.
-Inform the patient when diagnosis reveals findings outside their scope and refer to an appropriate practitioner.
-Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
-Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
-Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enter information into computer.
-Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Holy Cross Family Practice, Fort Lauderdale , Physical Therapist-Per Diem, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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