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Physical Therapist

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Roswell
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions

  • Patient Assessment
    In collaboration with the physician, responsible for the establishment and ongoing evaluation of treatment programs, plan of care, goals and discharge plans for the patients as related to the physical therapy needs of the patient.
    Establishes a plan of care in conjunction with the patient and/or family members.
    Establishes realistic discharge plan incorporating patient and/or family member goals.
  • Treatment Planning and Provision of Care
    Implements the physical therapy treatment plan
    Selects appropriate treatment activities to progress patient towards goals.
    Revises goals/plan of care with patient/family input
    Provides ongoing patient/family education and training
    Provides discharge instructions, follow-up and referral to community resources as appropriate
    Acts as a referral source for staff, families, physicians on services and equipment related to rehabilitation services.
  • Documentation
    Documents the evaluation and plan of care according to departmental guidelines
    Documents each treatment session according to departmental protocols
    Completes and submits family education, discharge and other required documentation within facility and program guidelines
  • General requirements
    Adheres to ethical business practices by striving to perform in a manner that conforms to the highest standards of ethical behavior, integrity and honesty.
    Embraces diversity and demonstrates the ability to work together.
    Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
    Maintains attendance/punctuality in accordance with system policy and procedure.
    Adheres to departmental dress code policy, including wearing and displaying ID badge appropriately.
    Communicates information effectively both verbally and in writing with all team members.
    Attends and participates in staff meetings, required in services, process improvement activities, and other meetings as requested.
    Organizes workload to complete responsibilities in an appropriate and timely manner.
    Utilizes materials and equipment in a safe and cost-effective manner.
    Observes infection prevention precautions
  • Customer Service
    Strives to help lead the industry through vision, technology, innovation and customer service.
    Strives to make a difference in the lives of our employees and patients.
    Consistently applies AIDET principles in all interactions with patients.
    Encourages a positive environment and experience for co-workers and patients. Treats patients and fellow team members with respect. Fosters teamwork with trust, support and collaboration.
    Demonstrates knowledge of service recovery principles and implements appropriately
  • Professional Development
    Participates in professional development and mandatory education activities.
    Completes core and annual competencies according to established departmental timelines.
    Completes all educational requirements required by discipline to maintain licensure.
    Participates in orientation and training of new employees.
    Completes all mandatory hospital and/or system mandatory requirements Required for All Jobs
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct. Qualifications


Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Roswell , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Roswell, Georgia

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