As the first level independent worker under general supervision, performs physical therapy assessments, prepares and provides an array of professional physical therapy services so students may benefit from their education; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited physical therapy program, which at the time of graduation was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), its predecessor organization, or its successor organization; or in the case of a foreign-trained person, a credentials evaluation report from an agency recognized by the appropriate licensing agency of the State of Hawaii, indicating successful completion of an education program that has been determined to be equivalent to an accredited physical therapy program.
Physical Therapy Experience Requirement:
No experience required for Physical Therapist III. For Physical Therapist IV, one (1) year of professional experience as a Physical Therapist that equipped the applicant with a full professional understanding of the theories of prevention and treatment of physical disability or disease by physical therapy and their proper application by use of physical measures, activities and devices for preventive and therapeutic purposes which are appropriate to the patient's physical and psychological condition.