Cleveland, OH, USA
University Hospitals Description
Organizes and conducts Physical Therapy program to facilitate the rehabilitation of people with physical and or psychosocial disabilities. The Physical Therapist directs the patients participation in selected activities and treatments to restore, re enforce and correct pathology to promote and or maintain good health. Essential duties include performs evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patients rehabilitation needs within the care continuum. Performs effective treatment techniques in a competent manner. Educates patient, family, caregiver in applicable health information, treatment and prevention. Initiates and participates in the discharge planning process. Performs other department activities such as, but not limited to documentation, billing, support of department operations, etc.
Requires the evaluation and treatment skills necessary to provide Physical Therapy appropriate to the developmental and chronological age of patients on caseload. Professional initiative, objectivity, good time management and interpersonal skills. Must be physically, cognitively and perceptually able to provide patient treatment and able to assist in physical mobility of patients and equipment.
Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program.
Licensed by the State of Ohio to practice Physical Therapy or is awaiting Ohio licensure status of Licensure Applicant