Doctor of Physical Therapy

DPT:

Exceptional manual Physical Therapist sought for a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic where patient care is first and foremost. Caseload for therapists is significantly less than corporate PT clinics because we structure our visits around one on one quality care.  We have expanded twice already in our first five years as we provide our community with the best skilled therapy around. We have a patient base that extends several hours away as patients regularly commute extensive distances for our services!  Local Physical Therapist owned practice with a mission of providing uniquely specialized one to one care with a manual based approach. Also offering acupuncture and dry-needling – we specialize in out of the box thinking!

Apply now if you share the vision of creatively navigating patient’s overall wellness by spending quality time with every individual!
Competitive salary with benefits and relocation assistance available.

JOB SUMMARY:

Administers Physical Therapy services for patients including infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics under supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers patient centered Physical Therapy treatment incorporating evidence based practice and skilled techniques to achieve optimal functional outcomes under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Observes, communicates and documents patient progress and response to treatment.
  • Plans, organizes and implements individualized therapeutic programs with patient/family, incorporating evidence based practice.
  • Provides education on Physical Therapy related subjects to patients, clients, caregivers, hospital personnel and the community.
  • Acts as a clinical instructor or participates in the education and evaluation of students.
  • Acts as a resource for volunteers and observers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Accredited graduate school of Physical Therapy.
  • Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  •  Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling.
  • Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson and Ministry of Labor.
  • Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient’s arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
  • Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
  • Visual acuity to observe patient’s gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
  • Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families.
  • Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient’s description of symptoms and response to treatment.

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