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    About the Position: This position is in the Director for Surgery, Department of Ortho & Rehab, and primarily conducted in an inpatient setting, but some duties are in the outpatient setting. Work is performed with groups, individuals, or brain-injured individuals. Work requires moderately heavy physical exertion, regular and recurring, to assist patients during rehab exercises and interaction with ambulation therapy.

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

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    Responsibilities

    • Utilize evaluation techniques to determine patient's current functional level, using standardized/clinically accepted measurement and evaluation tools, clinical observations, patient/staff interviews, and review of medical histories.
    • Develop and implement complex, goal-oriented treatment plans for patients, presenting with a multiplicity of dysfunction and impairments in physical, functional, and adaptive areas.
    • Plan, coordinate, and implement goal-oriented group and/or focused individual PT treatment programs.
    • Applies the use of therapeutic modalities and new integrative techniques and technologies for the purpose of evaluation and ongoing treatment.
    • Design, fabricate, or recommend adaptive equipment and/or orthotic devices to improve function.
    • Develops protocols and standard operating procedures for PT programs.
    • Utilize unique expertise to initiate and develop educational programs for specific groups and to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0633 Physical Therapist

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