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SoutheastHEALTH Physical Therapist in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Physical Therapist

Clinical Professional Cape Girardeau, Missouri Physical Therapy Per Diem

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Description

Day ShiftAssess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, increase function and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injuryBegin

  • Accurately perform initial physical therapy evaluations including ROM, manual muscle testing, functional ability testing, etc. to identify problems needing physical therapy intervention

  • Establish realistic short-term and long-term goals with time frames for acute care and rehab inpatients

  • Implement physical therapy treatment which may consist of correct performance of modalities (hot packs, cold packs, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, massage, whirlpool and pulsed lavage), therapeutic exercise and functional training in transfers, bed mobility and gait.

  • Keep accurate, concise and clear documentation of treatment including progress towards goals

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with other healthcare professionals, including physicians

  • Supervise and delegate appropriate portions of treatment to PTAs

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Become

  • Graduate of an accredited university program with Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy

  • Current license as a Professional Physical Therapist in the State of Missouri (temporary license is acceptable prior to taking state boards)

  • Current CPR certification – BCLS

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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