Physical Therapist - Full Time

Mayfield Village, OH

As a physical therapist, you will evaluate and treat a wide range of patient diagnoses that include orthopedic issues, neurological issues and chronic pain. This involves assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status as well as participating in the development of the total plan of care. The physical therapist will focuses heavily on manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and proprioceptive training.  

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy interventions both through a direct access model as well as through physician referral. Differential diagnosis skills are critically important to successful performance in this position.
  • Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.
  • Ensures that any changes in patient status are documented accurately and entered on a timely basis.
  • The staff therapist coordinates delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (PTA’s).
  • Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines.
  • Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.

Knowledge And Skills Required:

  • Ability to read and comprehend patient information.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Education And Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master's Degree or Doctorate in Physical Therapy Required.
  • Must hold a valid license in the State of Ohio as a Physical Therapist

Environmental/Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in both open areas and examination rooms. Work may be stressful at times.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Bend, twist and lift to assist a patient.
  • Coordination, balance, and strength to safely guard and protect a patient.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer