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    About the Position: This position is located in the Directorate for Surgery in an outpatient, orthopedic hospital-based PT clinic with occasional coverage in-inpatient, conducting individual sessions, group sessions and aquatics. Patients age range from 6-100+ with the full spectrum of neuromuscular disorders/dysfunctions with additional capabilities in TBI, vestibular, neuro, pelvic floor and lymphedema management.

    Position is being filled using EHA - Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Operate equipment and design exercise programs in accordance with standard physical therapy practices.
    • Administer physical therapy to walk-in ambulatory, general medical and surgical patients.
    • Observe patient responses, judge whether or not the treatment program is having the desired effect, and in concert with the supervising therapist, modifies or discontinues the treatment program.
    • Instruct patients in a variety of exercise programs, including pre and post-operative exercise regimens.
    • Provide direct therapeutic care to a diverse patient population with a variety of patient diagnoses.
    • Coordinate with physical therapist to establish plan of patient care as it relates to patient's physical therapy impairments.
    • Design and modify treatment programs requiring a multifaceted approach determined by the patient's physical and mental conditions.
    • Maintain patient treatment records by writing reports covering initial evaluation of patients, patient progress, and treatment determination.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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