Responsible for direct care of patients, pediatrics through geriatrics. Supervision of non- professional staff is also involved.
Essential Job Functions:
Functions as a cooperative, active member of the health care team.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient, hospital, and physician related information.
Assumes responsibility for continued professional growth and development, by participating in continuing education programs, and other appropriate learning experiences.
Maintains safety and infection control standards: recognizes and reports inferior patient care and or safety hazards.
Evaluates patients per physician order and administers appropriate treatments and modalities.
Communicates with referring physician.
Maintains appropriate records.
Interprets and reports results to treatments.
Functions as active director as needed.
Assigns and supervises appropriate tasks to all support staff.
Participates in the development and implementation of programs and services.
Responsible for the evaluation of all patients referred for physical therapy.
Responsible for timely completion and submission of all reports pertaining to evaluation and discharge. Ensure timely communication to all referral sources regarding their respective patients.
Practice Physical Therapy consistent with the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics, and Standards of Practice and Standards of Practice policy in this manual.
Maintain a patient treatment schedule consistent with the needs of the department.
To respect and understand the patient right to treatment and right to involvement in treatment decisions.
Practices ethical responsibility based on the cultural, ethnic, and religious beliefs of the patients served and applicable law.
Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy (accredited program).
Minimum of 3 years clinical practice experience.
Licensed or eligible for State of AZ PT license.
Current CPR and First Aid certifications.
Efficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).