physical therapist

Allegheny Health Network - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)3.6


Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:
Evaluates and treats patients with injuries or diseases resulting in loss of physical or functional abilities; supervises work performed by support personnel; effectively communicates and collaborates with patients, families and members of the healthcare team.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition and establishes goals and 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, and, possibly specialized, physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
Completes documentation to comply with department, hospital and regulatory standards.
Participates in departmental initiatives for operational improvement, including committees and educational offerings.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum

Bachelor’s Degree
State licensure as a Physical Therapist or eligible.
Preferred

Master’s Degree.
Current state driver’s license.