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Physical Therapist – Full Time – JOB #1024

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Initiates physical therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instructing them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences.

DUTIES:

Provides physical therapy services to patients according to a written physician’s plan of care, this may include, but not limited to:

  • Assessing and evaluating therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status and participation in the development of the total plan of care.  Evaluates home environment.
  • Assesses for muscle strength, mobility, gait and ROM-potential for rehab
  • Directing P.T. treatment
  • Instructing patients/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic appliances
  • Determining priority needs for physical therapy
  • Reporting to physician patient’s reaction to treatment or changes in condition
  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic device
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as necessary

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years as a Physical Therapist Community/Home Health Care experience is preferred

 

For more information about this opportunity, call 970-577-4458 and ask for the Human Resources Department, or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.