The clinical program lead for physical therapy services across the adult inpatient continuum which includes oversight of Durable Medical Equipment (DME), bracing, and specialized assessments (including Vestibular). Under general direction, coordinate and provide leadership for DME, bracing and specialized assessments within physical therapy, responsible for managing, assessing and directing clinical and educational activities in accordance to patient needs.
PT assessments. Establish and lead recommendations and training modules for purchasing of necessary trial equipment to manage the patients’ care throughout their continuum.
Coordinate and collaborate with durable medical equipment specialists, prosthetics and orthotics and rehab medicine to establish fiscally responsible recommendations that meet patient care needs in terms of bracing and wheelchairs.
Creates competencies and training modules that are specific to vestibular assessment and other procedures within the physical therapy department.
In collaboration with supervisor, coordinates development of selected department activities/projects specifically around the areas of DME, bracing and vestibular rehab to promote delivery of quality physical therapy care including assisting with staffing.
Establish, delegate, coordinate and supervise program development and quality improvement projects specifically in areas of DME, bracing and vestibular rehab. This include facilitation of in-services and provision of current research to develop new department protocols and standards of care.
Current Washington State license to practice as a Physical Therapist.
Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy Program, and 2.5 years of relevant practice in physical therapy, and certification in the specialty service OR Equivalent education/experience.
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