Job Summary: The Staff Therapist, Physical Therapy evaluates patients and develops a comprehensive treatment plan to restore patients to their maximum functional potential. Directs therapeutic intervention for the restoration of patient's functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease, or physical disability. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Provides treatment and instruction to patients according to acceptable principles and practices of Physical Therapy. Collaborates as a member of the health care team for the provision of comprehensive patient care. Consistent with training and competency review, provides care to newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to (PTA, Aide, PSR, etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.
Requirements: Current State Physical Therapy Licensure. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required.
Skills: Basic computer skills.