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University of Rochester Staff Physical Therapist - 225982 in Rochester, New York

Staff Physical Therapist

Job ID

225982

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Orthopaedics Sports and Spine Rehab

Schedule

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Responsibilities

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Maintains required patient and department records.

Keeps abreast of issues and changes in the field by reading and attending professional meetings and seminars.

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy

  • Completed relevant clinical education in a comparable setting or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Advanced knowledge of Physical Therapy Practice

  • Licensed in New York State

Preferred:

  • Master’s or Doctoral degree

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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