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|Physical Therapist III|
Company: University of Miami
Location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/20/2022
Expire Date: 07/20/2022
Job Categories: Restaurant and Food Service
Physical Therapist III|
The Physical Therapist III provides effective and efficient rehabilitation services to patients and clients in accordance with the APTA guidelines for physical therapy. The Physical Therapist III collaborates with healthcare teams that include physicians, occupational therapists, and psychologists.
Performs evaluations of new patients to include the establishment of goals and appropriate treatment plans.
Progresses patients through different levels of treatment within the patientís maximum capabilities.
Documents all evaluations, treatments, and other pertinent patient interactions.
Provides relevant education to patients and families regarding medical conditions.
Maintains effective communication with all members of the rehabilitation team.
Communicates with physicians and their staff to obtain additional information and suggests revisions in treatment.
Participates in quality and safety improvement activities.
Orients, instructs, and directs work activities for assistants and support personnel.
Supervises and instructs physical therapy students according to professional guidelines.
Provides or participates in educational programs for staff, patients, and the community at large.
Represents the University at non-departmental conferences and seminars.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Education and/or Experience
The individual must be a graduate from a physical therapy program approved by the APTA and must hold a FL PT license, or be eligible for licensure in FL.
The individual must have knowledge of and maintain standards of professional and ethical practice according to APTA guidelines.
The individual must have good written and verbal communication skills.
The individual must have a minimum of 5 years of experience.