Performs physical evaluations and therapeutic treatments for physician referred patients with disease or disability and provides direction to physical therapy assistants, students, and technicians to ensure quality treatment.
This is a Full Time position at our Southaven Clinic. This position will also float between other clinic locations as needed.
Evaluates, plans, supervises, delegates, and administers physical therapy treatment plans to meet patient goals. Modifies patient treatments to reflect changes in goals and objectives when needed.
Administers treatment programs to patients including, but not limited to, therapeutic exercises, isokinetic testing and training, gait training, therapeutic application of physical agents such as heat, cold, electricity, ultrasound, massage; manual therapeutic techniques, and functional training.
Performs appropriate, timely documentation of patient care in accordance with department policy and procedures including recording patient’s reactions and progress during treatment and writing discharge summary when treatment is terminated.
Communicates with physicians or other health personnel when indicated.
Instructs and provides technical direction to physical therapist assistants and technicians assisting in patient care activities.
Participates in clinical studies and guidance of physical therapy students.
Counsels with patients and/or family as needed.
Establishes home programs for patients and instructs patient and family in the performance of exercises as indicated.
Performs other related duties as requested by the Director, Physical Therapy, and Senior Physical Therapist.
Must have graduated from an accredited Physical Therapy curriculum.
Must have licensure in Physical Therapy from the state of Tennessee and/or Mississippi depending on the location of employment.
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