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Physical Therapist

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Hilo
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

244319 - Physical Therapist - Hilo, HI - 26 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare is looking for experienced Physical Therapist to work for our contracted facility.

Shift: - -Shift or schedule requirements: Day's Mon-Fri 7:30 am to 4:00 pm


  • To evaluate and re-evaluate assigned patients either as Outpatient or Inpatient. Plan and implement an ongoing therapeutic physical therapy program as prescribed they the ordering physician. - Regularly update treatment plan, home exercise program, independently manage a full caseload, knowledgeable about when to perform re-evaluations based off insurance authorization. - Must be able to work Hawaii state and federal holidays as necessary based on hospital operations. - Must have Hawaii license.


    • Provides physical therapy services to patient according to a written physician's plan of care. This may include, but not limited to
    • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participation in the development of the total plan of care. Evaluates home environment.
    • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait and ROM-potential for rehab. For hospice, less of a goal of rehab, more a focus on maintaining comfort.
    • Directing physical therapy treatment.
    • Instructing patients/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances.
    • Determining priority needs for physical therapy
    • Reporting to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition.
    • May train patient in the use of prosthetic device
    • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services/hospice and refers as necessary.
    • Prepares and submits clinical and progress summaries based on the attainment of goals.
    • Participates in discharge planning for patient.
    • Prepares and submits a clinical progress summary based on the attainment of goals as directed by Organization policy.
    • Provides physical therapy consultation to home families/caregivers when indicated.
    • Provides in-service education programs for nursing organization personnel as needed.
    • Participates in peer consultation process.

      Equipment utilized in the unit/dept:

      • EMR - Net Health Therapy and Meditech

        Required skills and minimum years of experience:

        • Minimum 2 years work experience in the following settings working with adults (Outpatient and Acute)

          Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required:

          • BLS from American Red Cross

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Hilo , Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Hilo, Hawaii

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