The Physical Therapist organizes and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy programs to restore optimal movement and function, decrease pain and prevent disability related to injury, disease or loss of body part.
- Will participate and maintain a culture within The Corvallis Clinic consistent with the content outlined in the Service and Behavioral Standards Handbook. To this end, employee will be expected to read, have familiarity, and embrace the principles contained within.
- Demonstrate proficiency in evaluation and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions by appropriate testing and application of accepted treatment techniques, such as exercise and manual therapy.
- Safe and correct use of all therapeutic equipment, including modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation and iontophoresis, exercise equipment, and any testing equipment used for evaluations.
- Delegate appropriate treatments to assistants/aides and monitor patient progress.
- Participate in clinic educational functions, such as inservices, pre-therapy student mentoring, or clinical instructor for therapy student affiliations. Attend minimum of one continuing education course per year.
- Maintain accurate patient files, including history, treatment, outcome and conferences. Submit appropriate changes and necessary forms to Business Services within time frame established by Corvallis Clinic policy.
- Assist in upkeep and organization of department, including supplies, treatment/administrative areas and equipment.
- Coordinate scheduling of patient appointments with receptionists.
Education, licensure and experience:
- Graduate of accredited physical therapy program.
- One or more years experience in a similar clinical setting.
- Current Oregon state license required.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Knowledge and skills:
- Familiarity with manual therapy techniques.
- Ability to work compatibly with physicians, staff members, and patients.