Job Description

Job Title: Physical Therapist, Weekend (Williamsport)
Job ID: 684004
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: REHAB NEUROLOGIC
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport has a current opening for a Physical Therapist. This Weekend Option position works Saturday and Sunday only, and receives a weekend incentive rate of pay!

 

Location: Williamsport Regional Medical Center

Status: Part-time 20 hours per week

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 


Provide age sensitive professional physical therapy care in the home setting including admission visits, evaluation, instruction, and treatment to patients to maximize functional abilities and ensure optimal care.

Responsibilities:

  • Advises and consults with the family, inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians and other professionals, as appropriate, to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Establishes the plan of care in collaboration with the physician, patient and UM professional in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs and follows the admission process.
  • Evaluates, plans and treats patients in an effective physical therapy program utilizing diagnostic, muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability testing within the standards of Physical Therapy Practice. Makes recommendations and orders necessary DME when indicated.
  • Maintains and completes all documentation promptly and accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day.

 

Qualifications

Graduate from a physical therapy curriculum approved by: The American Physical Therapy Association; or The Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association; or The Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Physical Therapy Association; or 

Prior to January 1, 1996:

Was admitted to membership by the American Physical Therapy Association; or was admitted to registration by the American Registry of Physical Therapist; or has graduated from a physical therapy curriculum in a 4-year college or university approved by a State department of education; or

Has 2 years appropriate experience as a physical therapist and has achieved a satisfactory grade on a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or Sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service except that such determinations of proficiency do not apply with respect to persons initially licensed by a State or seeking qualification as a physical therapist after December 31, 1977; or 

Was licensed or registered prior to January 1, 1966, and prior to January 1, 1970, had 15 years of full time experience in the treatment of illness or injury through the practice of physical therapy in which services were rendered under the order and direction of attending and referring doctors of medicine or osteopathy; OR           

If trained outside the United States, was graduated since 1928 from a physical therapy curriculum approved in the country in which there is a member organization of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy; or meets the requirements for membership in a member organization of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy.  

 

Minimum one (1) year clinical experience to practice without supervision or less than one (1) year if practicing under supervision, i.e., ALF/PCH.  

 
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: 

 

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal 

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal 

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance 

  • Basic Life Support 

  • Physical Therapist 


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $36.23 to $54.34

Union Position: No

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