The Physical Therapist (PT) provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitative services to patients to improve mobility, relieve pain and disability.
Designs, implements and documents appropriate initial plan of care and sets measurable goals based on patients' age, total needs perspective and environment
Demonstrates and articulates sound clinical reasoning through synthesizing evaluation data from initial patient assessment, medical history and physician orders to develop a comprehensive plan of care. Follows intervention protocols and adapts conventional therapy techniques to meet the needs of the patient. Performs regular re-evaluations to determine patient progress and adjusts or alters plan of care accordingly.
Records, monitors, and analyzes clinical data to review, reevaluate and modify treatment plan and goals.
Demonstrates use of the interdisciplinary team approach to patient care; collaborates, confers and updates physician, patient, family and other team members regarding patient progress, treatment, and discharge planning.
Ensures proactive and effective communication is maintained with physician regarding patient observations, reactions and changes inpatient condition or status and accurately documents.
Bachelors in Science and/or Masters in Science degree from school of Physical Therapy.
State of Florida Physical Therapist License.