Physical Therapist*
Anthony, KS Therapy
Job Type


The physical therapist is responsible for evaluating, establishing a plan of care, treating/delivering physical therapy services, and monitoring the physical therapist assistants to assure appropriate follow-through with established plan of care for each patient. Licensing is required as directed by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts and must be maintained to evaluate or treat any patient. The physical therapist also serves as the manager of rehabilitative services, including physical, occupational and speech therapies. The manager is responsible for managing services, personnel, budget and equipment resources/ assets within the department, and ensuring services are delivered at the highest quality of care.


  1. Evaluates and provides direct and indirect physical therapy care to acute, emergency room, swing bed and outpatients to establish and carry out a plan of care while following departmental policy and procedures
  2. Documents all patient care in the patients medical record
  3. Is knowledgeable with all department equipment, tools and supplies
  4. Assists in equipment maintenance, including annual maintenance, creating work orders, tagging and monitoring repair
  5. Participates in the development, implementation and monitoring of quality assurance activities
  6. Monitors and delivers patient care in compliance with established infection control policies and procedures
  7. Maintains adequate staff coverage to maximize patient care and patient satisfaction
  8. Responsible for recruitment and retention of departmental personnel
  9. Orients and trains new employees
  10. Performs initial, probationary and annual performance reviews in a timely manner
  11. Reviews and approves departmental personnel timecards.
  12. Works with the Chief Financial Officer in preparing the departments annual budget, reviews monthly reports and ensures charge master is updated as appropriate
  13. Develops, reviews and revises department policies and procedures
  14. Knows, understands and adheres to personal and department head responsibilities for explaining and implementing department and hospital policies and procedures including, but not limited to, personnel, safety, risk management and dress code
  15. Attends department head meetings monthly as well as any other committee or hospital meetings as required or assigned
  16. Performs other job-related duties as directed by the supervisor
  17. Performs/assist with physical therapy evaluations and treatments and is consistent with the level of training and the regulations of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts to provide optimal patientcare
  18. Maintains licensure requirements
  19. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of documentation of each patient visit, as well as cancellations and no shows
  20. Ensures accuracy of charge entry
  21. Assists in scheduling/re-scheduling of patients
  22. Participates in educational programs, hospital meetings, in service meetings, and/or continuing education as required by the hospital and the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  23. Assists with maintenance of the department including cleaning of surfaces and equipment before/after patient use and ordering supplies