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Physical Therapist

Communicare Health Services Akron Full-Time
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Physical Therapist

Wyant Woods Healthcare Center, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies, has a PRN position available for a Physical Therapist ( PT ). Our therapists are members of the CommuniCare family, and this is not a contract position. This is a professional position with the primary responsibility of patient evaluation and direct patient care.

The Staff Physical Therapist assumes full-time responsibilities in an assigned facility. In addition to the primary responsibilities of patient evaluation and direct patient care, additional duties of an administrative nature may be assigned by facility administrator or Rehabilitation director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate, screen, and treat facility patients/residents who need Physical Therapy services.
  • Review medical chart and screen prior to completing evaluation to determine patients need for services and ability to benefit from skilled services.
  • Perform patient’s/resident’s evaluation under physician order and develop a treatment plan in accordance with patient’s needs.
  • Implement treatment plan through direct treatment, as well aseducation of treatment staff including therapists and other members of team involved in treatment plan.
  • Provide necessary supervision for therapy assistants.
  • Maintain professional growth and development by participating in continuing education programs and other approved learning experiences.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all medical record, facility, and rehab related information.
  • Maintain accurate billing information in accordance with facility procedures daily.
  • Attend/Lead interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate to relay clinical findings and make recommendations to other members of rehab team.
  • Attend and participate in family meeting when appropriate.
  • Comply with documentation requirements of rehab department and facility.
  • Conduct staff/family training and education when appropriate by formal and informal in-services, as well as consultations.
  • Review and adhere to the policies and procedures outlined by the facility and CommuniCare Rehab, Inc.

  • Must have a Bachelor's, Master’s, and/or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from an Accredited Program.
  • Must hold a current state license.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate competency in therapy treatment and evaluation principles, techniques, and materials and equipment utilization.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of state and federal accreditation.

Skills required

Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Intensive Care Unit
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Critical Care
Emergency Departments
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CommuniCare Family of Companies is a privately held, multi-faceted health care management company in operation since 1984. Our company’s historic passion for excellence is evident in every facet of our service continuum.

Our Centers are independently owned and operated as a part of the CommuniCare Family of companies. We have extensive experience in the delivery of health care services and are very committed to our local community.

Since 1984, CommuniCare Health Services has provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities.

Our highly skilled staffs are ready and willing to make the transition for residents and their families as comfortable as possible. Exceptional activities, celebrations and social events to complement our health care services await you and your loved ones to make everyone feel right at home.

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