University of Rochester Physical Therapist Pending Licensure - 230359 in Rochester, New York
Physical Therapist Pending Licensure Job ID 230359Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening
Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 University Sports MedicineSchedule
7 AM-7 PM; WKNDSResponsibilities
Under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, 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.
JOB DUTIES AND 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.
Maintains required patient and department records.
Determines types and frequencies of therapies. Provides treatments using a variety of procedures and therapies. Recommends modifications of program as needed to physician.
Keeps abreast of issues and changes in the field by reading and attending professional meetings and seminars.
Other duties as assigned
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 required
Basic foundational knowledge of Physical Therapy Practice required
Has attained a NYS temporary license and is eligible for licensure in NYS required
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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