PHYSICAL THERAPIST III: FLOATER
Physical Therapy - Maryland

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JOB ID 61725

In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, and Standards of Practice established by the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners of Maryland the Physical Therapist III demonstrates leadership in training, clinical service, research, community outreach, or program development and performs evaluation and subsequent planning, execution, and supervision of therapy programs for persons with neuromotor dysfunction. The Physical Therapist III will participate in intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary training programs for affiliating students, staff, and community agencies; provide clinical supervision of Physical Therapists I and II, PT students, PT assistants and aides and maintains appropriate patient records. Responsible for at least one specific clinical component within the PT Department, i.e., admissions, orthopedic clinic, NICU follow-up. The Physical Therapist III demonstrates the potential to participate in clinical research within identified program area.

Responsibilities:
Evaluates assigned patients; plans programs; executes, supervises, and documents programs as planned.
Provides leadership in the development and implementation of in-service training seminars and lectures for the department and for the interdisciplinary educational program of the Institute.
Provides leadership in the establishment and monitoring of performance improvement & performance evaluation standards and the development of new program components as necessary
Provides instruction to caregivers regarding home and community programming.
Maintains written documentation, including patient reports, procedures according to Department, Institute, and Maryland PT guidelines.
Effectively functions within an intra/interdisciplinary team and participates in like activities.
Supervises clinical staff and affiliating students and clinical staff as assigned.
Assists in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
Participates in planning and execution of programs for personal professional growth and development.
Assists in the development of documentation, treatment protocols and clinical policies and procedures specific to program area.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy
  • Graduate degree in Physical Therapy or related field preferred
EXPERIENCE:
  • Five years experience in Physical Therapy with at least 3 documented years leading a
program, including the coordination/supervision of students or other equivalent activity
  • Experience in pediatrics and/or rehabilitation and treatment preferred, but not required
RELATED TRAINING:
  • Must have or be eligible for license to practice physical therapy in the State of Maryland

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