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The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients by referral. He/she plans treatment programs and performs therapy to restore function, prevent disability, and maximize the potential and quality of life following disease, injury or surgery. He/she may delegate patients to PTAs and performs re-evaluations and supervisory visits per state practice act. He/she appropriately modifies treatment plans and procedures and uses appropriate communication techniques to achieve optimal results. He/she may supervise PTAs, Rehab Techs, and students. He/she participates in community presentations, staff education, and other departmental activities as requested by the supervisor, manager, or director.
Bachelor Degree from an accredited physical therapist education program
Preferred: MS/DPT in Physical Therapy
Preferred: One to five (1-5) years
SC Physical Therapist License
CPR: AHA BLS
Core Job Responsibilities:
Adheres to all Standards of Behavior.
Performs appropriate assessment and reassessment procedures based on accepted practice standards.
Provides therapy according to treatment plan.
Completes timely and accurate documentation and billing according to practice standards.
Provides education and training to patients, families, and caregivers.
Delegates to and supervises physical therapist assistants and support staff.
Utilizes non patient care time to assist others, enhance professional growth, and participate in program development.
Attends departmental and hospital committees and meetings.
Completes other duties as assigned.