UConn Health is looking for a highly skilled Physical Therapist with experience in outpatient Orthopedic and Spine therapy, and a passion for patient experience. At UConn Health, this class is accountable for independently performing the full range of tasks in the implementation and development of Physical Therapy programs and will work in Rehab Services located in Farmington, CT.
Advance Masters Degree or a Doctorate of Physical Therapy with 5 years' experience focusing on ortho and ortho spine clients.
Experienced in the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Research.
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and/or Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapist (FAAOMPT).
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Reviews patient's medical history and any referrals or notes from doctors or surgeons.
Develops and implements physical therapy treatment programs for physically disabled adults, pediatrics, psychiatry and substance abuse patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Serves as consultant or clinical advisor to other staff.
Outlines patient's goals and the expected outcome of the plan.
Provides care using standard physical therapy therapeutic interventions such as mobilization and exercise to help them increase their mobility, prevent further pain or injury, and facilitate health and wellness.
Recommends program changes to caregiver's as appropriate.
Participates in the department's education program by implementing clinical learning experiences and supervising physical therapy students.
Maintains records and schedules.
Participates in assigned clinics, rounds and patient conferences.
Develops and implements clinical learning experiences for residents and students.
Attend and participate in departmental meetings, contributes to the department and profession through organizational activities, education, research and/or publications.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Supports quality assurance activities.
Participates In research projects as needed.
Performs other duties as required.