In this role, you will evaluate and treat patients with disabilities, injuries, and/or diseases using physical, chemical and mechanical means in accordance with the written and signed prescription and/or referral of a state licensed physician or authorized practitioner. You will also maintain complete medical records for each patient.
Administers direct patient care in accordance with the written and signed prescription of the referring physician or other State authorized practitioner.
Utilizes appropriate evaluation techniques with efficiency and thoroughness.
Designs a treatment program to achieve established goals.
Makes accurate observations of patient tolerance and/or status during treatment and demonstrates the ability to modify a treatment program as needed.
Responds appropriately to established department emergency procedures for patient safety and care, when necessary.
Submits required documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the department.
Participates in quality improvement chart reviews and activities.
Attends family meetings/conferences and interacts with members of the inter-disciplinary staff pertaining to the welfare and management of assigned patients.
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy, required. Master's/Doctorate Degree, preferred.
Must be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist in New York State, OR must have a valid permit and become licensed and registered within one (1) year of employment.
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