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Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment
Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to
problems identified and involves the patient/family.
Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques
and skills as appropriate for the condition of the patient.
Oversees activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support
Communicates/documents information relevant to patient care to ensure
effective, efficient delivery of quality service, and maximum reimbursement for
Demonstrates efficient utilization of products, supplies, equipment and time to
ensure the timely completion of duties and promote the smooth operation of
the department. Meets productivity targets.
Actively employs established safety precautions and procedures in
performance of job responsibilities in order to ensure a safe environment for
patients, guests and co-workers.
Other Duties as assigned
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy (RPT) credentialed
from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or
job transfer date.
One or more of the following:
Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Red Cross
obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy or accredited Physical Therapy
No experience required.
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