General Description: Under minimal direction, perform various therapeutic physical therapy treatments according to the direction of a physician.Essential Function/Duties: Interprets physician order, evaluates patient and formulates a treatment plan to reach long and short term goals. Interprets the patient’s response to treatment and modifies plan to fit the current needs of the patient. Involved in the discharge planning of patients; writes and instructs patients in a home program. Documents treatment results and patient’s response to treatment in the medical records.
Depending on amount of clinical experience may supervise and assists students during their clinical rotations. Maintains and cleans equipment used by the department. Minimum Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in Physical Therapy *Licensure: Licensed with the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision as a Physical Therapist and six (6) months of experience. Current CPR certification.Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation): Position requires sitting, climbing, working with or near chemicals, frequent twisting, pushing/pulling, lifting and carrying of objects.
Work will occasionally be around hazardous waste material and blood borne pathogens. Will operate various types of physical therapy equipment and use special hand tools (modality equipment). Work involves standing, walking, bending, stooping, and use of arm, leg and back muscles. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles, methods, practices, techniques, equipment and procedures used in physical therapy.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology sufficient to evaluate and treat patients. Knowledge of equipment and the ability to adjust equipment to suite patients needs. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and excellent communication skills in guiding patients to assume responsibility for their treatment and development. Knowledge of computers.
HCA Inc - 2 years ago