iLocatum

Sayre, PA

Physical Therapist – Outpatient

Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapist:

  • This position offers a generous Sign-on Bonus of up to $15,000.
  • Join a highly skilled team of rehabilitation therapists at a prestigious outpatient clinic located in Sayre, PA.
  • Permanent Position
  • Daytime Schedule
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Location: Sayre, PA

Position Summary:

  • As an interdisciplinary outpatient rehabilitation therapist, you will be responsible for delivering a wide range of physical therapy services, including assessment, treatment planning, and therapeutic interventions. You will work in collaboration with other professionals to ensure high-quality care that aligns with professional standards and ethical practices. This role also involves contributing to program development, problem-solving, quality improvement, and productivity enhancement within the interdisciplinary team.

Education, License & Certifications:

  • The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a four-year Bachelor's degree from an accredited program (or foreign equivalent).
  • A current license to practice physical therapy in the state is mandatory.
  • Current BLS certification is required.

Experience:

  • The successful candidate will possess education and/or experience in assisting patients of all ages in their rehabilitation from disabilities or injuries.

Essential Functions:

1. Establish and maintain professional and respectful communication with patients, families, coworkers, and other individuals.

2. Conduct comprehensive assessments using appropriate evaluation tools and adaptive equipment/materials based on the patient's age and developmental stage. Ensure accurate documentation of assessment findings in the medical records.

3. Develop personalized treatment plans with measurable short and long-term goals targeting specific functional deficits. Select appropriate interventions based on assessment results, patient's age, cognitive abilities, and developmental level. Administer prescribed medications when necessary.

4. Evaluate patient responses to treatment, revising the treatment plan as needed. Provide ongoing communication with patients/families regarding their progress, program planning, and discharge plans throughout the rehabilitation process.

5. Document the patient's care journey, including progress made, justification for continued skilled intervention, and recommendations for further clinical actions. Adhere to policy and procedure requirements for daily progress notes, outpatient discharge summaries, and accurate charge capture.

6. Educate patients and families on tasks and resources that support continued functional independence. Involve family members in the treatment, education, and discharge planning process to ensure a safe transition home and ongoing care coordination. Adapt educational methods to meet individual needs and participate in discharge planning activities with the multidisciplinary team.

7. Engage in ongoing professional development activities, such as attending/presenting at departmental in-service sessions and external growth opportunities, and sharing acquired knowledge with the team.

8. Adhere to applicable federal and state guidelines, professional codes, organizational policies, and facility-specific practices to maintain high standards of care. Meet productivity standards while maintaining fiscal responsibility.

Other Duties:

  • Perform all tasks and utilize equipment listed on the Physical Therapy Department Competency Checklist.

About the Area:

  • Sayre, PA, is a borough located in Bradford County. It boasts the largest population in the county and serves as the principal city in the Sayre Micropolitan Statistical Area. The town's history includes manufacturing various iron products. Sayre is also in proximity to renowned colleges and universities.
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