Physical Therapist - Inpatient (SOCH)
Sisters Of Charity Hospital - Acute - Buffalo, NY

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Physical Therapist –
  • Inpatient (SOCH):

    Provides rehabilitation according to state licensure. Organizes and conducts treatment programs to restore and prevent loss of function following disease, injury and/or disability.

    REPORTS TO: Manager of specific site, Director of Acute/MRU or Director of OP Services, Vice President, Partners In Rehab & AthletiCare / CEO of Buffalo Mercy, Kenmore Mercy, St. Joseph , or Sisters of Charity Hospital

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Physical Therapy Assistants, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Rehabilitation Aides, Students, Volunteers.

    SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM)

    Education
    ·
    As per professional degree from an accredited program by the NYS Department of Education
    · Registered and licensed by NYS Department of Education, or eligible
    Experience
    ·
    Prior experience working in a similar clinical setting preferred.
    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Physical Effort:
    ·
    Considerable amount of bending, stooping, walking, lifting.
    · Standing and transferring of patients ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (MEDIUM)

    Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

    Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

    Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

    Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

    Not Present (N)

    Activity - Job Demand

    Walk – Frequent

    Climb Stairs – Occasional

    Stoop – Frequent

    Kneel – Occasional

    Crouch – Occasional

    Reach (immediate) – Frequent

    Reach (overhead) – Occasional

    Handling – Frequent

    Fingering - Frequent

    Sitting – Occasional

    Standing – Constant

    Push Cart - Frequent

    Pull Cart - Frequent