- Evaluates and treats patients.
- Appropriately interfaces with patient's MD regarding care and progress, refers to appropriate provider as required by law in cases of direct access.
- Establishes a plan of care and implements individualized treatment based on evaluation results and functional goals. Adjusts the treatment plan based on the patient’s response to treatment and provides updates to other providers involved in the patient’s care.
- Counsels and educates patients with respect to injury, illnesses, treatments, procedures and wellness issues.
- Plans for and completes patient discharge planning including home program design, patient/family teaching, referral to other provider, and ordering equipment.
- Completes all required documentation following department policy and minimum standards.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited university or college; Doctorate in Physical Therapy preferred.
- Minimum one year of experience; minimum 3 years of experience in an orthopedic clinic setting preferred.
- Current State licensure.
- Intermediate computer skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Evidence of organizational skills, appropriate decision-making, and problem solving skills.