The Physical Therapist (PT) is a professional who is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care. The PT is ultimately responsible for implementing and documentation of interventions, outcomes, discharge plans and patient/family/care giver education. He/she collaborates with physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team to provide continuity of care.
- Practices Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, and the State of Nebraska Statutes, Rules and regulations relating to physical therapy.
- Stays abreast of new techniques and trends related to Physical Therapy through active professional development plan.
- Interprets and implement prescription or referrals from physicians.
- Performs patient evaluations using tests and measurement tools appropriately.
- Establishes Plan of Care with measurable goals utilizing consultation with appropriate individuals; including but not limited to the patient, family/care giver and significant other, he physician and other health care team professionals.
- Competent use of physical therapy interventions to assess, prioritize, formulate, implement, evaluate and adapt the interdisciplinary plan of care to meet the patient's age-specific needs.
- Graduate of a professional physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) required.
- Bachelor’s Degree required.
- Master’s Degree preferred.
- Doctoral Degree preferred.
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