A Beacon physical therapist has the responsibility and the opportunity to evaluate and treat same day total joint replacement patients. This individual will demonstrate professionalism and knowledge on varying diagnoses and treatment plans, for operative patients. They will be responsible to provide next level care and educate the patient and their family on the rehabilitative process. A Beacon physical therapist is required to bring innovative treatment ideas, the latest research and evidence base.
- Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns.
- Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow staff members.
- Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all company policies and procedures including delegation of authority as outlined in the Physical Therapist Kentucky Administrative Regulations Code: 201 KAR 22:053 and the Ohio Administrative Code 4755-27-03: Delegation.
- Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment. Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor.
- Must be a graduate of an approved school of PT.
- Must have, or be eligible for state licensure or registration. Registration must be obtained within on year, or per state law.
- Must know the principles and practice of PT, be familiar with the APTA Code of Ethics, company polices, procedures and regulations, layout of the facility, inter and intra facility communications, supervision and management techniques.
- Must be able to apply the theory of PT.
- Must have ability and competency to operate the equipment of his or her position, perform technical procedures, speak intelligently and in a professional manner before other, supervision and management skills.