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University of Rochester Staff Physical Therapist - 230017 in Rochester, New York

Staff Physical Therapist Job ID 230017

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 University Sports Medicine

Schedule

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM; WKNDS

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 relevant 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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