- Performs basic assessment of the patient, identifying and utilizing the proper assessment tool, indicating adequate knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathology.
- Identifies abnormal diagnostic data and shows a fundamental understanding of its implications by reporting information to the physician and others caring for the patient, and by incorporating information in the therapy plan of care.
- Uses assessment information to develop a plan of care that communicates enough information for incoming personnel to adequately care for the patient.
- Ensures the plan of care is understood by Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehabilitation Technicians as appropriate.
- Uses plan of cares as a basis for providing safe and therapeutic care to patients.
- Consistently follows established standards, policies and procedures in providing physical therapy as outlined by Nevada State Practice Act for Physical Therapist.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Graduate from an APTA accredited physical therapy program. Physical Therapy licensure in the State of Nevada or current interim permit.
- Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.