Under general supervision, the physical therapist will assess and treat individuals with a variety of mobility, motor control and musculoskeletal disorders.
- Meets organizational expectations as defined by the Employee Standards of Performance, hospital and department policies and procedures, and the hospital’s strategic goals.
- Verbalizes a clear understanding of continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction measures and actively participates in improvement initiatives.
- Document interactions with the patient, caregiver and/or other health care workers accurately and timely.
- Maintain contact with the physical therapist assistant, updating him/her on the patient's progress or changes in treatment plan.
- Participate as part of an interdisciplinary team to aid in the improvement of the patient's functional abilities. Creates daily patient schedules.
- Required to communicate clearly and effectively with physical therapy assistants and rehab techs in order to carry out treatment plans with patients in a variety of settings.
- Required to provide physical therapy services in a manner consistent with excellent customer service at all times.
- Knowledge of appropriate treatment strategies for patients in acute, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation settings.
- One year experience in a hospital setting as a physical therapist working primarily with an adult population.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate information accurately in verbal and written form.
- Demonstrated ability to follow existing treatment plans and communicate clearly and effectively with physical therapist and other personnel.
- A Physical Therapy Degree or equivalent as determined by the licensure board.