Provides Physical Therapy services to patients/clients including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation and communication.  This position may also include Physical Therapy to Home Health.  Supervisory experience may be required.

  1. Performs a skilled evaluation through impairment testing with interpretation of the findings that relate to functional deficits.
  2. Develop treatment plans relevant to clinical findings that provide individualized treatment for patient level of care and length of stay and that relate to established goals.
  3. Perform all job duties in a safe manner with respect to personal safety of self and others.
  4. Follow established policy and procedures for care, maintenance and operation of equipment.
  5. Demonstrates understanding and apply knowledge of medical conditions related to treatment that may impact treatment.
  6. Utilize time management skills and flexibility to provide optimal care within specific environment.
  7. Effectively involve and educate patient and caregiver in the plan of care.
  8. Incorporate clinical trends and make adjustments and recommendations to ensure cost-effective delivery of care/service.
  9. Document evaluations, treatment plans, and goals that relate to clinical findings. Demonstrate evidence of patient/caregiver and team involvement/collaboration.
  10. Document change of status in patient condition or physician orders.
  11. Promote the facilitation of continuity of care.

QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDS

  1. Graduation from an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
  2. Valid Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners License.
  3. CPR certification a plus.
  4. Supervisory experience a plus.
  5. Verbal and written communication skills in English.
  6. Knowledge of Physical Therapy theory and practice.
  7. Thorough knowledge of body mechanics and approved lifting techniques.
  8. Basic computer skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  2. Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  3. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 35-50 pounds.
  4. Good hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
  5. Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes and to verify accuracy of written materials.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Douglas