Job Description

Job Title: Physical Therapist
Job ID: 735557
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Weekend
Facility:
Department: Presby PT
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

UPMC Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) is now offering a new and exciting Physical Therapist Weekend Program at our UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Oakland. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an Acute Physical Therapy setting at one of our UPMC Flagship hospitals this is the position for you. This will allow you to work 24 weekend hours per week. This position offers PTO accrual and full time medical, continuing education and tuition benefits while working a minimum of 24 hours. Additional work hours may be available.  If you are interested in this opportunity please apply!


Purpose:
Provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment on patients referred to non-contracted and contracted facilities of Centers for Rehab Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates patient's status to the referring physician and other health care team members.
  • Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
  • Maintains professional license/registration through steady pursuit and participation in appropriate continuing education and professional development opportunities to satisfy requirements for licensure/registration renewal.
  • Maintains written documentation for all physical therapy services rendered including documentation of initial assessment, follow-up visits, and discharge summary consistent with department standards. Co-signs physical therapist assistant documentation biweekly.
  • Performs physical therapy assessment, reassessment and treatment and supervises physical therapist assistants in the treatment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred by a physician to the clinic. Develops plan of care including goals and treatment plan in accordance with physician referral, nature of injury/illness and results of physical therapy assessment. Modifies or adjusts plan of care based on patient's response to treatment and/or changes in patient's status. Works PTAs to adjust patient programs as patient status changes.
  • Provides verbal and/or written home instructions to patient and/or family members when applicable.
  • Rotates through selected treatment areas when necessary to facilitate organizational needs.
  • Schedules patients to achieve and maintain a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established for the facility by the organization while ensuring delivery of quality patient care.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • One year of clinical experience as a licensed professional preferred

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist

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

Salary Range: $24.27 to $41.99

Union Position: No

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