Responsible to the Service Area Manager and/or the designated Site Leader. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the planning, provision and coordination of all aspects of direct patient care for a designated group of patients/clients in accordance with established facility and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality care.
What the Physical Therapist, PT will need:
Must be a graduate of a professional training program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association. Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university.
1-3 years experience preferred with in-patients, out-patients and pediatrics.
What the Physical Therapist, PT will do:
physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
The staff therapist using independent judgment also assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of physical therapy services provided by physical therapist assistants and rehabilitation technicians/aides and may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the team leader in the absence of that individual.
The staff therapist participates in performance improvement and program development activities, which includes providing input into the budgetary planning process, contributing to cost effectiveness of services, and maintaining positive relations with all customers.
The staff therapist will also participate in special department/clinic functions as assigned by the site leadership.