Must be flexible to work weekends (1 weekend per month required) and holidays
Under general supervision, provides physical therapy services at an entry to intermediate skills level to individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy and works collaboratively with interdisciplinary treatment team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Evaluates patient using diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests.
2 Plans individualized physical therapy program for each patient including exercises, therapeutic modalities and procedures.
3 Directs and supervises patient in active, active assisted, passive exercises, muscle re-education, and functional training using appropriate equipment as needed.
4 Provides instructions in therapeutic procedures to be continued by the patient.
5 Coordinates physical therapy activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of goals established.
6 Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in physical therapy techniques and objectives.
7 Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
8 Provides supervision of PTAs and Rehab Aides as required by PA practice act.
Physical Therapist license
Associated topics: activity therapist, clinician, lactation, lactation consultant, mhlb physical, movement disorder, movement therapist, outpatient, rehab, therapist physical
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