Under the direct supervision of the manager, the Physical Therapist (PT) is responsible for providing patient care services consisting of evaluation and implementation of modalities and treatments in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures and as indicated by licensing agencies in the State of practice (CA/NV).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Organizes and conducts medically prescribed Physical Therapy programs.
- Effectively utilizes appropriate resources to ensure sensitive, personal care to individuals who require physical therapy services.
- Plans and performs individualized therapy programs for each patient, which includes but is not limited to the use of modalities, soft tissue massage/mobilization, traction, therapeutic exercise, manual techniques and home programs.
- Collaborates with other team members and services in the hospital to assure that services and activities can be properly maintained to meet the needs of the patients.
- Applies diagnostic and prognostic muscle, joint and functional ability tests.
- Evaluates, records, and reports patient progress for review.
- Assures that patients and visitors follow established policies and procedures at all times.
- Bachelor's Degree of Physical Therapy from an accredited physical therapy program, be licensed to practice and pass the National Physical Therapy Examination administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT).
- California Physical Therapy license if practicing in California.
- Nevada Physical Therapy license if practicing in Nevada.