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.
- Performs a skilled evaluation through impairment testing with interpretation of the findings that relate to functional deficits.
- 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.
- Perform all job duties in a safe manner with respect to personal safety of self and others.
- Follow established policy and procedures for care, maintenance and operation of equipment.
- Demonstrates understanding and apply knowledge of medical conditions related to treatment that may impact treatment.
- Utilize time management skills and flexibility to provide optimal care within specific environment.
- Effectively involve and educate patient and caregiver in the plan of care.
- Incorporate clinical trends and make adjustments and recommendations to ensure cost-effective delivery of care/service.
- Document evaluations, treatment plans, and goals that relate to clinical findings. Demonstrate evidence of patient/caregiver and team involvement/collaboration.
- Document change of status in patient condition or physician orders.
- Promote the facilitation of continuity of care.
- Graduation from an accredited school of Physical Therapy.
- Valid Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners License.
- CPR certification a plus.
- Supervisory experience a plus.
- Verbal and written communication skills in English.
- Knowledge of Physical Therapy theory and practice.
- Thorough knowledge of body mechanics and approved lifting techniques.
- Basic computer skills.
- Frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
- Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
- Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 35-50 pounds.
- Good hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound.
- Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes and to verify accuracy of written materials.