Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.
Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition. Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires. Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient. Supervises activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree or certificate required. Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Experience in Clinical area preferred.
Current Ohio licensure as a Physical Therapist. BLS for Healthcare Providers.
Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling. Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson & Ministry of Labor. Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program. Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse. Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors. Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families. Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.
Category: Allied Health
Cleveland Clinic - 4 years ago
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