The Physical Therapist (PT) evaluates and treats patient’s mobility and motor assets and liabilities for functional performance.
- Provides goal directed, activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in functional mobility and daily life tasks.
- Ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system.
- Provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance.
- May provide patient care in the home environment.
Licenses or Certifications: Licensed PT or licensure eligible in the State of Oklahoma, Current CPR certification
Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience: Masters Degree in science preferred, Bachelors of Science or Arts a must. Rehab experience preferred
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, staff, patients, families Protect confidentiality in all areas as applicable Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations in occupational therapy practice Ability to keep accurate records and write meaningful reports Ability to execute therapeutic procedures and manipulate special equipment accurately and safely
PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:
Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
Organize and prioritize tasks and projects
Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction
Ability to speak, hear, and read English
Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape
“Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”
Lift up to 50# from floor to 36”(Occasional) Stand(Constant)
Lift 25# from 36” to overhead(Occasional)
Sustained Forward bending(Frequent) Sit(Occasional)
Walking up to .25 mile(Occasional) Sustained squat(Occasional)
Push/Pull up to 75# at 36” height (Occasional) Repetitive squat(Occasional)
Full body range of motion(Constant)
Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)
Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc.
Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Occasional travel with exposure to outdoors elements.
Potential hazards include:
* toxic/caustic chemicals
*blood or body fluids
*extreme conditions, hot or cold
*dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)
*moving mechanical parts
*CRT (computer) monitor
*potential electric shock
*frequent, repetitive motions
*x-ray electro-magnetic energy
*Other (as listed)
*high pitched noises
*needles or other sharp objects
Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.