- Perform independent physical therapy functions in accordance with accepted practice standards as defined by the state Board of Physical Therapy.
- Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate physical therapy care to patients on an intermittent basis in the community or place of residence
- Evaluate health status through the ongoing collection and assessment of health data.
- Perform health teaching and health counseling within standard scope of practice.
- Provide therapy and treatment that is supportive and restorative to life and well-being either directly to the patient or indirectly through consultation with, delegation to, supervision of, or teaching of others.
- Review and monitor therapy and treatment plans. Refer patients as needed for further evaluation or treatment.
- Collaborate with physician, client and applicable caregivers/representatives to establish and execute care plan. Participate in interdisciplinary conferences to promote care coordination and exchange of pertinent information.
- Graduate from a Physical Therapy curriculum approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) or any accrediting body approved by the U.S. Office of Education.
- Current license as a Physical Therapist in the state of practice.
- Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association.
- Minimum of one (1) year of physical therapy experience or combination of experience and education.