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Physical Therapist Outpatient Orthopedics

Company: Concentra
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Are you ready to take your career to new heights? At Concentra, you will be a vital member of our patient care team and play a crucial role in providing exceptional care to our patients. Our mission is to improve the health of America's workforce, one patient at a time. Join us at Concentra and see how your clinical competency and compassion can make a meaningful difference in the lives of the patients you serve.As a Physical Therapist, you will perform supervisory duties and evaluations on patients and helps them improve basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, but also compensate for permanent loss of function by teaching them to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments, in accordance with Concentra Medical Centers' Injury Process Management and Concentra Medical Centers' philosophy of rehabilitation in occupational medicine.Responsibilities:Ensure delivery of high quality patient care servicesPerform direct patient care, including evaluation of muscle, skeletal, neurological and other physical problemsSupport and encourage multidisciplinary coordination of treatmentEnsure proper documentation of patient careMaintain professional standards through compliance with quality assurance policies/ procedures as well as applicable regulations and corporate policiesImplement effective communication with own and other departments' staff, with medical staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service and optimal patient careDemonstrate effective problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilitiesInform Administrator of department problems, needs and solutions in a timely mannerPlan, design, implement and interpret specific physical therapy treatment programs for patients to facilitate the patient's recovery and attainment of maximum physical potentialEducate patients in the proper care and use of supports and performance of exercise programsPerform or delegate patient treatment to include modalities, therapeutic exercises, gait training and hydrotherapyFollow appropriate documentation and reporting proceduresSecure prescription for each patient treatedWork closely with the physician to ensure comprehensive delivery of services and quality patient careAssist marketing staff with tours as necessaryTake all necessary precautions to protect center assets and property against loss or waste through negligence or dishonestyParticipate in professional development by attending center meetings and outside educational seminarsCommunicates with the Outcome Assurance Injury Coordinator or the Case Manager for each patientCommunication regarding the patients' objective progress, compliance with the program, compliance with attendance of scheduled appointments, the therapist's estimated time frame until discharged from therapyParticipates in clinical instruction of university occupational therapy and/or occupational therapist assistant studentsParticipates with the evaluation of the effectiveness of the rehabilitation quality management process and assist in new and improved processesEnsures compliance with rules and regulations established by the relevant licensing, certification and accrediting bodiesThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy programMasters' Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy program, preferredJob-Related ExperienceCustomarily a new graduate to at least five years of demonstrated experience in an orthopedic setting with use of modalities, therapeutic exercises and isokinetic equipmentOrtho-outpatient experience, preferredJob-Related Skills/CompetenciesConcentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency, Initiative and FlexibilityAbility to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutionsOutstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which shows tact and professionalismThe ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI) in accordance with federal and state laws and company policiesDemonstrated willingness to participate in initial and ongoing training as required.---Demonstrated effective communication and interaction with employers, patients, providers and other employeesDemonstrated ability to maintain working relationship with all levels of employeesDemonstrated excellent customer service skillsDemonstrated computer skillsKnowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work medical environmentSkill in developing and maintaining patient care records and writing reportsSkill in time management, planning and workload controlSkill in identifying problems and recommending solutionsSkill in developing and maintaining medical quality assurance and quality control standardsSkill in establishing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with Management, patients, medical staff and the general publicMust successfully complete orientation and training as well as demonstrate competency in all required physical therapy tasksAdditional Data:401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer MatchMedical, Vision, Prescription, Telehealth, & Dental PlansLife & Disability InsurancePaid Time Off & Extended Illness Days OfferedColleague Referral Bonus ProgramTuition ReimbursementCommuter BenefitsDependent Care Spending AccountEmployee DiscountsThis position is eligible to earn a base compensation rate in the state range of $80,000 to $105,000 annually depending on job-related factors as permitted by applicable law, such as level of experience, geographic location where the work is performed, and/or seniority.This job requires access to confidential and critical information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Keywords: Concentra, Waterbury , Physical Therapist Outpatient Orthopedics, Healthcare , Waterbury, Connecticut

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