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Extended Care - Physical Therapist (PRN)

LMC Careers 
8:30am-5pm Weekend Rotation 

Lexington Medical Center Extended Care is the largest extended care facility in North and South Carolina.  Our team of dedicated health care professional care for residents in a facility full equipped to meet their physical needs, including a state-of-the-art, 10,000-quare-foot rehabilitation center to provide physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy for a variety of conditions, illnesses and injuries.  At LMC Extended Care, we provide our residents with the utmost care and concern for their comfort, safety and well-being. Also in 2019, LMC Extended Care was the recipient of the South Carolina Spirit of Caring Award for improvement in quality of life for the residents in our facility.  We invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Extended Care family!

Job Summary

This primary purpose is to perform professional services that are concerned with the restoration of function and prevention of disability following trauma or disease, which may include various evaluations, exercises, modalities and splinting.  This position reports directly to the Director of Rehabilitation Services.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate of an APTA approved school of Physical Therapy with a B.S. degree or higher in Physical Therapy.
  • Licensed in the State of South Carolina by the South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy

Essential Functions

  • Evaluates residents, develops treatment plans and administers Physical Therapy treatments to residents, upon referral by a physician.  These services are provided to adult and geriatric residents with goal of achieving greater than 75% of billable therapy minutes per total work hours per day.
  • Administers treatments designed to relieve pain, develop or restore function and maintain maximum performance using physical means such as therapeutic exercise, massage, heat, water, light, electricity balance and coordination tasks and gait training.
  • Performs special tests and measurements such as muscle testing, functional ability, range of motion, neurological testing and other evidence based tests.

Duties and Responsibilites

  • Assigns and directs Physical Therapist Assistants in their related job duties including providing supervisory treatments every seventh treatment.
  • Records accurate treatment and billing data, resident progress notes, evaluation reports and discharge summaries for residents in the electronic health records.
  • Consults with other professionals regarding patients Physical Therapy program to help coordinate and plan medical services.
  • Attends admission family conferences to report treatment progress and education regarding treatment goals and recommendations.
  • Instructs residents and their families in resident’s physical therapy home program.
  • Directs Rehab Techs in their job related duties.
  • Takes physician’s orders from physician offices and facility nursing staff and schedules residents for evaluation and treatments.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • Day ONE medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • 401K Match – LMC Extended Care matches dollar for dollar up to 6.5%
  • Offer 401K Roth, 457(b), 475(b) Roth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • LMC Extended Care provides its full-time employees with free short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90-days of eligible employment
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • LMC Extended Care offer Health Screening (PATH) with comprehensive labs for Employees and Spouse
  • Student Loan Forgiveness

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina