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.
- 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.
- Ability to read and comprehend patient information.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- 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
- Work is performed in both open areas and examination rooms. Work may be stressful at times.
- Bend, twist and lift to assist a patient.
- Coordination, balance, and strength to safely guard and protect a patient.
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