- Designs, implements, and modifies therapeutic interventions to alleviate movement-related impairments, functional limitations and disabilities.
- Selects and administers appropriate assessment and treatment techniques.
- Performs age appropriate competency skills in area of practice and with respect to individual patient's problems.
- Discharges patient from treatment when appropriate with adequate discharge planning including equipment procurement and family training, and communicates this appropriately to patient, family and health care team.
- Evaluates for, recommends, applies and, as appropriate, fabricates movement- related assistive, adaptive, protective, prosthetic and supportive devices and equipment, and trains patients in their use.
- Examines, evaluates, and tests patients with mechanical, physiological and developmental impairments, functional limitations, and disability or other health and movement-related conditions.
- Determines diagnosis of the physical impairments or movement-related functional limitations, prognosis, plan of therapeutic intervention and frequency/duration of intervention.
- Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
- Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers, Physical Therapy in the state of California by the Physical Therapy Board of California (Code: PT).
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