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Clinic Coordinator - Physical Therapist PT - Outpatient PT

Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

MedStar Health PTClinic Coordinator - Physical Therapist PT - Outpatient PTJob SummaryProvides physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology services to patient, to include but not limited to screening and evaluation, treatment planning, treatment implementation, treatment re-assessment and revision, patient/client re-evaluation, discharge planning, and documentation. Assists in coordinating day-to-day operations in collaboration with the Clinic Leadership. Coordinates effective short-term scheduling and team member coverage. Individual is responsible to work with the Clinic leadership to promote proper and efficient utilization of quality services. Participates in program development, expansion and improvement with the Clinic Leadershipand other team members. Helps develop and maintain systems to increase referrals and to communicate with physicians, insurers, and external case managers.Minimum QualificationsEducation/Training:Degree in Occupational, Physical Therapy, or Speech Language Pathology. Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational, Physical therapy, or Speech Language PathologyExperience:3 years of clinical experience in a rehabilitation setting with demonstrated expertise preferred.License/Certification/Registration:Maryland, District of Columbia (DC), and/or Virginia licensure required as deemed necessary for your specific location(s). American Heart Association's BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR certification required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Professional competency as a general practitioner in occupational, physical therapy or speech language pathology; Demonstrates leadership skills and ability to solve problems and improve processes; Demonstrates competence in enhancing excellent customer service. Able to work in a team environment; Takes initiative in following through with all procedures and policies; effective communication skills.Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development and achievement of established department goals and objective. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  • Provides evaluation and treatment services including review of pertinent history information, performance of specific assessments, and determination of recommendations and documentation of results. Explains evaluation findings and treatment plan to patient and family and incorporates patient and family in the goals setting. Demonstrates proficiency in implementation of treatment protocols. Consults with other healthcare professionals as indicated. Documents changes in patients condition.
  • Completes appropriate discharge planning and follow-up care. Accurately and timely documents and charges for patient care activities in light of our evolving health care environment, painting a clear picture of the patients course of care including focused initial evaluation/plan of care that establishes baseline and goals, encounter notes, interim progress summaries, and discharge evaluation.
  • Takes initiative in pursuing and directing continuing education for professional growth and competency for self and organization.
  • Promotes excellent customer experience and great access. Demonstrates a professional commitment to provide frictionless patient access to care through flexibility, adaptability, creativity, and actions/behaviors that display empathy in our patient consumer driven environment. Participates in team removal of barriers to access.
  • Coordinate day-to-day operations at the direction of the clinic leadership. This may include but not limited to assisting with the coordination of daily staffing and patient scheduling, working with team members to meet productivity expectations and service demands, participating in utilization and peer review activities, and assists with ongoing feedback to team members regarding observed performance and talents to facilitate goal achievement. Assists with performance appraisals and completes them on a timely basis.
  • Assists in the selecting, training, orienting of staff as directed by clinic leadership. Assists in performance management and conducts performance appraisals on a timely basis
  • Provides input into the budget and assists in managing expenses to help to operate within the budget parameters.
  • Participates in program development, expansion and improvement with the Clinic leadership and other team members.Catalyzes communication and collaboration with physicians, and other program/service stakeholders, across the care continuum as applicable, promoting improved programming, integration of indicated therapy to promote value driven care and best practice in transitions in care for patients across our communities. Actively participates on teams/committees to promote the goals of the service line.
  • Coordinates community and MedStar outreach and formal marketing initiatives to expand potential patient and referrer awareness of programs and services, captures additional program volume as a result. Assist with the initiative in developing and maintaining referrals.
  • Performs other duties as assignedNot sure if youre ready to apply? To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Craig Harbert via email at or at 202-531-1123.About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Silver Spring , Clinic Coordinator - Physical Therapist PT - Outpatient PT, Healthcare , Silver Spring, Maryland

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