The Physical Therapist evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs in an inpatient hospital setting. Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment. Supervises students.
- Assures efficient management of work processes, by completing tasks and assignments by time standards.
- Completes post-intervention activities: session closure, documentation, communication, charge capture.
- Prepares for therapeutic intervention.
- Provides initial evaluation of patient's abilities and designs appropriate intervention plans.
- Treats patients with therapeutic procedures, modalities and or equipment to improve function.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
- Current state licensure as a physical therapist. Will consider license applicant.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Health Care Provider.
- Graduate of an accredited physical therapy program: Baccalaureate, Master's or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.
- Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Must be able to work in a demanding environment, balance multiple priorities and take appropriate actions.
- Computer proficiency in word processing/typing, basic application and hardware functions required for applicable care setting.