The role of the physical therapist within Elliot Health System is focused on the delivery of rehabilitative services. The physical therapist evaluates, plans and implements specific treatment programs for patients according to the principles and practices of the specific discipline (PT, OT, SLP) and setting (acute care or outpatient).
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Competency within the established clinical discipline.
Excellent customer service skills.
Knowledge of Infection Control Standards.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to adapt to emergency situations and act according to established policies and procedures.
Ability to endure periods of heavy workload or stress.
Ability to transport self to and from off-site locations.
Ability to operate a personal computer and related software.
Ability to interact with physicians and staff and participate as a team member with individuals inside and outside the department.
Education: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program with corresponding Entry Level Degree required.
Experience: Previous experience in clinical setting preferred, but not required. Recent graduates eligible.
Certification/Licensure: Licensed as a Physical Therapist by the state of New Hampshire Physical Therapy Governing Board required. CPR certification required or able to complete within first 90 days.
Software/Hardware: Experience with EMR preferred.