This position provides a systematic set of learning experiences that address the knowledge, skills and affective behaviors the resident needs to achieve within the 12 month program.
Selects and administers appropriate physical therapy evaluations.
Develops and implements collaborative treatment plans.
Provides patient, family and caregiver education.
Participates with other team members in patient discharge planning through verbal and written communications
Provides clear, concise patient care documentation as per departmental standards.
Supervises appropriate paraprofessionals and support personnel via monitoring the treatment plans’ administration and provides follow-up clinical direction and guidance.
Administers physical therapy evaluations and treatment plans for patients by providing assessments and selecting appropriate techniques and therapies in order to restore function and prevent disability.
Physical Therapy License, Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulations.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy if graduate before 2002.
Master of Science or Doctorate in Physical Therapy if graduate after 2002.
Basic Life Support - American Heart Association.
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