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Therapist / Physical Therapy / New Mexico / Contract / Physical Therapist (PT) Job

Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: Clayton
Posted on: March 31, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:

  • Ref #: C-PT-
  • Profession: Physical Therapist
  • Job Type: Contract/Travel
  • Location: Clayton, NM
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Schedule:Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, 8A-4:30P
  • Rate: Travel: $1,876/35-hours; Local: $1,806/35-hours Requirements:
    • Valid and active Physical Therapy State license
    • CPR and BLS certification from American Heart Association (AHA) or Red Cross (with AED). Responsibilities:
      • Conduct comprehensive physical assessments, reviewing medical histories and collaborating with healthcare colleagues to understand patient needs.
      • Develop tailored treatment plans based on assessments, establishing specific goals for rehabilitation or recovery.
      • Design and implement customized exercise programs to improve strength, flexibility, endurance, and coordination.
      • Use hands-on techniques for mobility enhancement and pain relief, including joint mobilization, soft tissue manipulation, and manual stretching.
      • Apply modalities like ultrasound, electrical stimulation, heat, and cold therapy to ease pain, reduce inflammation, and aid tissue healing.
      • Provide guidance on the use of assistive devices (e.g., crutches, canes, walkers, wheelchairs) to improve mobility.
      • Educate patients and families on conditions, treatment plans, and injury prevention related to body mechanics and ergonomics.
      • Develop pain management strategies, including therapeutic exercises, modalities, and manual techniques for pain reduction.
      • Assist patients in regaining independence after surgery, injury, or illness to enhance their quality of life.
      • Continuously assess and document patient progress toward rehabilitation goals, adapting treatment plans as needed.
      • Communicate effectively with healthcare team members, including physicians, nurses, and OTs, to optimize patient care.
      • Provide personalized home exercise programs to support ongoing recovery.
      • Keep accurate patient records, documenting assessments, treatments, progress notes, and changes in the patient's condition.
      • Follow ethical and legal standards in patient care, including respecting confidentiality and obtaining informed consent.
      • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and responsiveness to meet the diverse backgrounds and needs of patients.
      • Other duties assigned by Management

Keywords: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC, Amarillo , Therapist / Physical Therapy / New Mexico / Contract / Physical Therapist (PT) Job, Healthcare , Clayton, Texas

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