The Cleveland Clinic Rehab and Sports Therapy Department has opportunity at our Cleveland Clinic Solon Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy Centers for an Experienced Sports/Orthopaedic Physical Therapist or Post Orthopedic/ Sport PT residency graduate. Enhance your patient's rehabilitation with state of the art equipment. Elevate your Physical Therapy career by joining a dynamic team who have a close relationship with our Orthopaedic Surgeons and sports medicine team.
Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
Supervises activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.
Other duties as assigned.
Current State Licensure as a Physical Therapist (PT).
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).
For Homecare only: Valid Ohio Driver’s license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
For Homecare only: Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling.
Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson and Ministry of Labor.
Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families.
Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.