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Physical Therapist Job

Date: Jul 22, 2014

Location: Weston, FL

Hospital: Florida Weston Non-Exempt

Facility: Weston Family Health Center

Professional Area: Allied Health

Department: Physical Therapy

Job Code: 000796

Pay Grade: 18

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day/Evening Rotation


Job Details:
- BLS
- Physical Therapist (PT)
- 1 year clinical experience preferred

GENERAL SUMMARY

A Physical Therapist is responsible for patient evaluation and the application of a wide variety of therapeutic techniques for the rehabilitation of patients with functional limitations, impairments and disorders.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Bachelor and/or Master of Doctoral Degree from an accredited school of Physical Therapy.

B. Required Length and Type of Experience

Internship experience required.

C. Required Licensure, Certification or Registry

Possess license in the State of Florida and an American Heart Association BLS certification.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Interprets plans and supervises patient treatments in accordance with the physician referral, ensuring the care, safety and well being of the patient.

2. Plans and supervises patient treatment in accordance with the physician's referral, continually reviewing and evaluating the patient's response or lack thereof to treatment.

3. Makes recommendations to the physician relative to the need to continue or discontinue physical therapy treatment.

4. Provides appropriate documentation of each patient visit in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

5. Responsible for the maintenance and care of all equipment and apparatus.

6. Responsible for the economical use of supplies, linens and utilities; as well as, maintaining the order and cleanliness of the department.

7. Provides appropriate billing of each patient visit in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.

8. Assists in on-the-job training of all ancillary personnel.

9. Observes all clinic/hospital rules relative to care and treatment of patients.

10. Must have a working knowledge of age considerations in dealing with patient care.


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