- Provides individualized evaluation, documentation of findings and progress, comprehensive planning and implementation of treatment plan, patient/family education and determination of rehabilitation and patient goals under the direction of a physician.
- Assesses and implements appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis and status and in accordance of the Physical Therapy Code of Ethics.
- Completes documentation (e.g., initial evaluation, daily flow sheets, weekly progress notes, discharge summaries and statistics) on a timely basis. Completes letters of justification for Durable Medical Equipment.
- Delegates appropriate duties to physical therapy assistants, aides and supportive personnel.
- Coordinates and organizes a full treatment caseload.
- Attends and reports at rehabilitation team conferences (RTC), treating team conferences (TTC) and family team conferences (FTC).
- Bachelor of Science /Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited college or university.
- Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professionals, Commonwealth of Massachusetts or application for the same.
- APTA in Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire chapter of APTA membership preferred.
- Certification in BLS of Adult, Child and Infant.
- Demonstrated pursuit of continuing education courses relative to the field of physical therapy.
- Knowledge, experience, and competency in dealing with adult rehabilitation and geriatric age group.
- Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.