Physical Therapy Site Supervisor

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The Physical Therapy Supervisor is a Mid-level, full time position that reports to the Director of Physical Therapy. Responsibilities include daily operations of their clinic. Provides ongoing supervision of all direct patient care staff who are assigned to a designated unit. Responsible for keeping the director informed of all relevant updates both clinically and operationally.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates all patients referred for physical therapy
  • Completes and submits all reports pertaining to the evaluation via EMR
  • Sees that all referral sources are advised of clinic action for the case referred
  • Maintains a patient treatment schedule consistent with the needs of the clinic
  • Confers with person’s most closely associated with the active management of the patient and keeps them informed of any additional patient needs, treatment modifications and/or progress
  • Treats patients of all ages (e.g. infants, children, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, elderly), race, creed, gender, and disability without bias or prejudice
  • Respects and understands the patient’s right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions
  • Practices ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law
  • Prepares and submits clinic reports via EMR, assuring confidentiality and following all HIPPA guidelines to include initial evaluations and summaries, daily treatment notes for all patients seen that day under his/her care, progress reports to referring physicians and agencies, discharge reports and summaries, special reports as directed by the Director of Rehabilitation, and daily attendance records and summaries
  • Lead regular clinic meetings to report on and discuss activities and needs of the clinic, discuss patient’s needs and progress, discuss reports and records, discuss expansion in terms of future goals and needs
  • Sees that all clinic routines and procedures are carried out as outlined
  • Keeps abreast of new techniques and trends in the field of Physical Therapy
  • Attends conventions, meetings, or special courses whenever possible and to share with the clinic personnel information gained
  • Prepares and give talks to community groups and participates in community outreach events in support of Connecticut Orthopaedics Social Corporate Responsibility initiatives
  • Maintains good public relations with all community sources
  • Supervises the activities of his/her clinic including but not limited to scheduling patients for treatment and evaluations, preparing daily notes and reports, maintaining inventory of materials and supplies for their area of the clinic, volunteers who may assist, all staff clinicians, receptionist staff, PT aides, student physical therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant, and Certified Athletic Trainers within the clinic
  • Orients new personnel to the program and procedures
  • Evaluates and reports at regular intervals, the work of other employees or volunteer within their clinic
  • Plans for future improvement in procedures and organization of the clinic
  • Assists the Director of Rehabilitation in planning of any new programs to be developed within the clinic
  • Responsible to interview and participate in hiring decisions for new applicants
  • Keeps current and adheres to policies and procedures as enumerated in the Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Assists the Director of Rehabilitation with the revision of any procedures with the clinical personnel as necessary
  • Actively participates and adheres to all policies and procedures as enumerated in the Corporate Compliance program
  • Performs other duties as assigned by their supervisor

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills
  • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office and experience with electronic medical record systems
  • Able to trouble shoot, strong sense of decision making and judgment; action oriented; approachable
  • Team player and effective at building and fostering teamwork as well as maintain composure when dealing with conflict, thoughtful of others, courteous
  • Active listening skills and able to adapt to change
  • Effectively manages time, timely decision making, and manage priorities

Experience/Educational requirements:

  • EDUCATION: Graduate of a CAPTE accredited school of Physical Therapy
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three (3) years orthopaedic experience with prior leadership experience preferred
  • LICENSURE: Licensed in the state of Connecticut and Basic Life Support

Job Type: Full-time

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