The Physical Therapist provides physical therapy services to outpatients/clients, to include but not limited to screening and evaluation, treatment planning, treatment implementation, treatment re-assessment and revision, patient/client re-evaluation, discharge planning, and documentation in a variety of outpatient settings. The Physical Therapist participates as requested in program planning and protocol development and assists the team in meeting established goals.
- Professional competency as a general practitioner in physical therapy; demonstrates independent use of varied evaluation and treatment approaches.
- Able to work in a team environment; organized, timely, detail-oriented; customer service skills for interacting with patients, including communicating with patients and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds; takes initiative in following through with all procedures and policies; effective communication; must be able to utilize computer systems
- Provides evaluation services including review of pertinent history information, performance of specific assessments, and determination of recommendations and documentation of results. Explains evaluation findings and treatment plan to patient and family and incorporates patient and family in the goals setting.
- Demonstrates proficiency in implementation of treatment protocols based upon evaluation findings, the patient's presentation, and the evolving health care environment. Consults with other healthcare professionals as indicated. Recognizes and documents changes in patient's condition requiring modification of the plan of care and/or the need for medical/rehabilitation consultation.
- Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy.
- Prior work experience not required.
- Maryland, District of Columbia (DC), and/or Virginia licensure required as deemed necessary for your specific location(s). Required.
- American Heart Association's BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR certification.