Physical Therapist II

Rochester, NY

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. Participates in the University's teaching program. May work with and give supervision to one or more physical therapy aides.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

  3. 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.

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

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

  6. Assists in directing, guiding and evaluating clinical experience of medical and paramedical students assigned to unit, including affiliate physical therapy students.

  7. Maintains required patient and department records.

  8. 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. Advanced knowledge of Physical Therapy Practice required. Licensed in New York State.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 36.37 - $ 47.28 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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