The staff Physical Therapist is directly responsible to the Director, and/or his designee, and has the responsibility for overall direction, utilization, supervision, instruction, and evaluation of professional and supportive staff, volunteers, and students in their area of the physical therapy department/facility.
Responsible for the evaluation of all patients referred for physical therapy.
Responsible for completion and submission of all reports pertaining to the evaluation.
Effectively communicates with referral sources, other departments, and external agencies regarding evaluative findings and patient’s needs.
Professional Status and Public Relations:
Maintains current professional knowledge of techniques and trends in the field of Physical Therapy.
Attends conventions, meetings, or special courses whenever possible and shares gained information with the department/facility personnel.
Prepares and presents educational presentations to community groups as requested.
Maintains positive public relations with all community sources.
Policies and Procedures:
Knows and complies with policies and procedures as enumerated in the Policy and Procedures Manual.
Provides assistance to the Supervisor and/or Director with the revision of any procedures with department/facility personnel as necessary.
Actively participates and adheres to all policies and procedures as enumerated in the risk management program.