Evaluates patients and develops individual treatment programs in accordance with physician’s prescriptions. Implements activities designed to treat patients with physical disabilities, disorders and injuries. Performs other related duties including, but not limited to: Employee and public education; new program development; attendance at staff meetings; participation in department committees; continuing education programs and clinical supervision and instruction in affiliated education programs.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
Valid licensure to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Wisconsin
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Follows treatment plan as established in initial evaluation in order to meet treatment goals.
Evaluates patient and formulates treatment plan in coordination with physicians’ prescription.
Provides documentation of patient treatments including two-week progress reports, monthly summaries and discharge summaries.
Performs patient/ family teaching of home exercise programs.
Communicates with physical therapist assistant/ Certified Athletic Trainer (ATCs) in patient treatment planning- assists in clinically supervising assistants/ ATCs and providing clinical oversight to students.
Administers medications in a timely manner, safely and in accordance with policy and procedure. #cb
Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.
Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.