The Therapist in this position has six major responsibilities: 1) supervise and assist Physical Therapist II and Physical Therapist I staff in patient care programs 2) serve as a clinical instructor for advanced clinical teaching, 3) serve as member in department committee 4) serve as department
speaker for hospital, community and/or educational programs 5) demonstrate advanced clinical specialty area 6) provide direct patient care. The senior staff therapist will enhance interaction among staff for the continuing improvement of patient care services, communication of clinical and administrative information. As a experienced physical therapist, this professional is expected to serve as a role model for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, physical therapy technicians and students. For pediatric, see policy PT V-Y.
Minimum Requirements (Education, Experience, Licensure, Skills): Georgia Licensure, Registration and Certificate in Physical Therapy. Specialist certified in Lymphedema (LANA).
Minimum education required (degrees): Bachelors Degree; Graduates after 1999 Master's Degree; Graduates after 2007 Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Minimum experience required (describe nature of desired experience): Five years as a licensed physical therapist.
Special requirements (knowledge, abilities, skills): Interpersonal skills, organization, timeliness, cooperation, flexibility, leadership.
Computer Language skills required: None.
Continuing Education expectations: Must meet necessary requirements to maintain standards for licensure.
Ongoing inservice training expectations: Attend scheduled department and hospital sessions as required. Periodically conduct inservice training for dissemination of new information to staff.
This position will support the patients who suffer from Lymphedema, primarily CA patients. This specialty experience is highly preferred.
Georgia Regents Medical Center - 2 years ago
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