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Physical Therapist - Outpatient Setting

Reports To: Clinic Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Physical Therapist Key Performance Indicators; Clinical Outcomes, Productivity, Billing and Compliance, Patient Satisfaction
Responsibilities include the following:
Implements physical therapy intervention based on the plan of care, including: Therapeutic exercise and activity, manual therapy techniques, electrotherapeutic modalities, patient education, functional training in self care and home management, work conditioning and hardening, and supplying durable medical equipment.
Examines patients to determine appropriate physical therapy evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care and prognosis. Patients are seen for their Initial evaluation within 48 hours of the referral, with same day appointments being available.
Documents examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care, prognosis, daily progress notes, outcomes and discharge notes in Clinicient EHR, as per the APTAs Guidelines for documentation, the State of RIs Practice Act, Medicare and other payers guidelines.
Communicates, consults and oversees physical therapist assistants and support staff who provide care to patients, as per Practice Act and payers guidelines.
Stays actively up to date with the current practices and the research of physical therapy, through continuing education, tertiary education, in-services and independent reading to ensure evidence-based care is provided.
Records accurate charges in the Electronic Medical Records on the day of service.
Consults with referral sources and other health care providers regarding diagnosis, plan of care and progress as appropriate to optimize patient care.
Communicates with potential referral sources and the general public to expand existing business and cultivate new business and increase the communitys knowledge of the role of physical therapy in health care.
Assists in maintaining a clean and neat treatment area.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience:
Masters or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution is required.
Performance Physical Therapy will cover the RI Licensing cost for qualified candidates.
For full time employees Performance offers benefits that include health, dental and vision insurance as well as a 401K plan through John Hancock with an employer match after 1 year, and voluntary disability and life insurance options.
About us: Performance Physical Therapy is a state-of the-art, physical therapist-owned practice offering a variety of innovative services that help patients of all ages achieve optimal physical function fitness, wellness and rehabilitation. We specialize in sports injuries, spinal, orthopedic and post-surgical conditions, and create a variety of strength, fitness and wellness strategies to help patients heal fully and quickly. Such strategies include womens health, a runners program, pediatrics, oncology, dry needling, occupational health, hand therapy, athletic training, arthritis, balance disorders, Pilates, aquatics, fitness, sports performance and prevention programs.With the largest number of board-certified physical therapists in the state of Rhode Island, Performance is a leader in the health care community throughout Rhode Island and SE Massachusetts.
Performance PT is known for our customer care, our friendly staff and dedication to providing the latest solutions to our patients. For instance, we have nine therapists certified in dry needling, a relatively new procedure aimed at treating muscle pain. Recently, we broke ground on a 9,000 square-foot facility which will allow us to better serve our patients with complex medical histories and/or those who need on-going, long-term guidance and exercises. Our new location will feature our second Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill, a larger treatment area, gym, therapy pool and enable us to offer additional group exercise and wellness classes. Performance currently has 14 locations in Rhode Island and Southeast, MA.
Performance has clinics located in the following cities:
East Greenwich
East Providence
Middletown
North Providence
Pawtucket
Providence
Richmond
Riverside
Smithfield
Warren
Warwick
Woonsocket
Attleboro, MA
For more information please visit; www.performanceptri.com
Performance Physical Therapy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.

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