This position is responsible for screening, testing, evaluating, diagnosing and treatment of injuries, diseases, and disabilities using physical therapy procedures and modalities in accordance with standard physical therapy practices. The Physical Therapist consults, educates, and trains patients and their caregivers.
- Perform and document initial and ongoing assessments of patient's condition.
- Develop plans describing a treatment strategy, its purposes, and its anticipated outcome. Plan often includes exercise regimens at the clinic and at home to increase flexibility, strength, or endurance. May use various modalities to relieve pain and reduce swelling.
- Provide information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs. Help to restore physical function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent permanent disability.
- Determine patients ability to be independent and reintegrate into the workplace or community after injury or illness.
- Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school.
- Current/valid state Physical Therapist licensure.
- Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association.
- Minimum of one (1) year of related experience, preferably in a clinic setting.