The Physical Therapist is responsible for providing prescribed treatments of physical therapy which involve a complex and sophisticated level of modalities designed to restore the patient to his/her maximum rehabilitative potential. The Physical Therapist evaluates plans and provides care to patients with a deficit in self-care, mobility, safety, range of motion or strength. The Physical Therapist is responsible for supervising and directing the care provided by the Physical Therapy Assistant. The Physical Therapist may supervise the care provided by the aide in order to increase the patient’s functional abilities and rehabilitative potential.
Currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in the state of S.C. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.
Demonstrated knowledge of therapeutic tasks and activities for improving functional abilities and rehabilitative activities. Demonstrates knowledge of orthotic, prosthetic and adaptive/assistive devices. Demonstrates good organizational and time management techniques. Specialty Areas: Demonstrates competency and skills appropriate to the specialty area, i.e., Pediatrics, etc.Competency and verification of skills may be required when applying for specialty practice.