The Staff Physical Therapist (P.T.) is an employee of The Physical Therapy Specialty Center (PTSC), a division of Primary Care Partners (PCP). The P.T. is responsible for direct patient care. This individual functions as a staff physical therapist. The staff physical therapist is an independent health care professional who is responsible for evaluating referred patients and establishing and executing treatment plans that include a full range of treatment procedures and modalities.
- Primary patient care responsibilities will be outpatient physical therapy intervention.
- Patients are scheduled for evaluation in such a manner as to not negatively impact other clinical staff yet meet the patient’s needs.
- Patient medical records are reviewed to assess appropriateness of physical therapy intervention, note any potential risks or contraindications to treatments and to assist in guiding the evaluation process.
- Evaluations include medical history, results and interpretation of appropriate functional tests and measurements such as (but not limited to): range of motion, muscle strength, sensory/perceptual deficits, coordination, functional mobility, pain scales, and social needs.
- Evaluations address rehabilitation potential, behavior, motor skills, and psychosocial development at an age appropriate level. Barriers to learning are identified and strategies to overcome them developed and implemented to ensure accurate patient evaluation.
- BS, MS, DPT, PhD as indicated
- State licensure in Colorado.
- Eligibility for insurance credentialing.