JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Evaluates and treats patients.
Documents patient evaluation, patient cares plans, and treatment progress on Medical Records, completes Medicare recertification’s and discharge planning.
Supervises PT and PTA students and observers as assigned.
Assists in developing and implementing department programs.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to sit for up to ninety minutes at a time. Be able to tolerate standing for thirty to forty-five minutes consecutively. Must be able to use hands/fingers to manipulate dials on machines. Must have the ability to lift/move patients up to 200 lbs., push/pull patients weighing up to 200 lbs. Must have the ability to occasionally stoop/bend, squat, crouch, kneel and reach above shoulder level. Must be capable of tactile sensation as it relates to feeling for muscle spasms, texture and skin temperature. Must have the ability to hear as it relates to normal conversation and ability to hear call bells. Must be capable of seeing as it relates to general vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.
Doctoral Degree, Masters or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited physical therapy program or physical therapy certificate. Current CPR certification.