The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients by referral. He/she plans treatment programs and performs therapy procedures to restore function, prevent disability and maximize the potential and quality of life following disease, injury or surgery. He/She delegates patients to PTAs and performs re-evaluations per department policy. He/She appropriately modifies treatment plans and procedures specific to infancy, toddler, preschool, school age, and adolescence, early adult, middle adult and late adult patients, uses appropriate communication techniques for specific age groups and applies knowledge of Growth and Development and the aging process to achieve optimal results. He/She supervises PTAs, Techs, Aides, and students. He/She may work in a variety of hospital and non-hospital settings. He/She participates in community presentations, staff in-services and other departmental activities or responsibilities as requested by the Manager or Director.
BS in Physical Therapy (prefer MS/DPT in Physical Therapy); new grad to one year of experience (prefer one to five years of experience); current South Carolina PT license and CPR certification
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