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University of Rochester staff Physical Therapist - 226927 in Rochester, New York

staff Physical Therapist Job ID 226927

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Regular/Temporary Regular

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Physical Therapy SMH

Schedule

8 AM-7 PM; WKNDS/HOL

Responsibilities

GENERAL PURPOSE:Aids patients to correct and/or adjust to disabilities by selecting, adapting and using appropriate physical therapy procedures, following physician's orders, or operating independently under New York State direct access statute. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates the patients' functional abilities and disabilities by tests, observations and information provided by family members, physician, nursing staff and others.

  • Plans a program of patient treatment related to diagnosis, prognosis, emotional needs or problems, patient's environment, etc. working from physician's order.

  • Instructs and counsel patients and family in the use of equipment and techniques. Evaluates home facilities and suggests need adaptations and resources in preparation for patient discharge.

  • Recommends, obtains and instructs on the use of adaptive and assistive devices. Ensures appropriate safety practices and maintenance of equipment.

  • Determines types and frequencies of therapies. Provides treatments using a variety of procedures and therapies. Recommends modifications of program as needed to physician.

  • Maintains required patient and department records.

  • Keeps abreast of issues and changes in the field by reading and attending professional meetings and seminars.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy required; Master's or Doctoral degree preferred. Completed relevant clinical education in a comparable setting required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic foundational knowledge of Physical Therapy Practice required. Licensed in New York State.

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