This job plans, organizes and conducts physical therapy treatment programs based upon evaluation, assessment and medical referral; maintains patient care records, evaluates the patient’s response to treatment and recommends treatment plan changes; participates in in-service and continuing education programs; participates in special departmental programs, clinical education, research, and writing of professional papers; and assists with program development/enhancement.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
Excellent judgment and decision-making skills in order to deal with a variety of patients and diagnoses.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Performs age and diagnosis appropriate evaluations and treatment.
Maintains patient records according to documentation standards, policies and procedures.
Exhibits flexibility in overall department needs and actively participates in staff and committee projects.
Attains established productivity levels set forth by administration and conducts professional development, required training, and credentialing.
Participates in the education and training of physical therapy students.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.