Job Code: 00097-5275
In accordance with a physician's order, assesses, evaluates, plans, and carries out physical therapy programs to restore maximum reasonable function and to minimize disability following disease, injury, or genetically acquired disabilities. To help the patient reach their maximal reasonably level of function and to cope with their limitation.
Reports to Director of Rehabilitation.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy. B.S., Certificate or M.S. in Physical Therapy required.
Licensure: Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the state of New Hampshire. Must also have current CPR certification.
Experience: Satisfactorily completed three clinical affiliations. Proficient in basic ortho/neuro/ped evaluation and treatment skills. Must be receptive to patient education process and creative in planning, teaching and setting goals for patients and students. Must possess good oral and written communication skills and proficiency in documentation.
HOURS OF WORK
As scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate coverage of department services. Must be able to work weekends as scheduled. Participates in on-call requirements as per department policy.
Exerting up to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 17 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 7 pounds of force constantly to move objects. May involve frequent to constant standing, walking, pushing, pulling and manual dexterity. Other positional tasks may include frequent kneeling, crouching, stooping.
This job classification has occasional occupational exposure to infectious diseases, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous chemicals, noxious odors, latex and musculoskeletal injuries.
Last Edited: 02/17/2017