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Physical Therapist - VT #2765

Company:
Anderson Recruiting Associates
Location:
Newport, Vermont, 05855, United States
Posted:
November 16, 2016

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Description:

Physical Therapist needed! Job #2765

Location: Newport VT

Compensation: Competitive

Relocation: Available

The Physical Therapist organizes and conducts physical therapy programs in the hospital, schools, and contracting agencies to restore function and prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of a body part; helps patient reach his maximum performance and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities. Works with patients of all ages, including neonatal, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

Performs a complete evaluation and assessment of each patient based upon current practice standards for diagnosis. Clearly identifies Physical Therapy problems, structural or functional abnormality, medical versus non-medical problems and acknowledges other potential health problems as they relate to the patient.

Incorporates physiological, psychological and psychosocial needs of the patient into the development of the treatment program and goals.

Selects and appropriately implements the correct evaluation procedures based upon current practice standards for the diagnosis and based upon individual need.

Develops a treatment plan that is comprehensive, based upon analysis of gathered data, patient goals, acuity, previous level of function and barriers. Explains and justifies the rationale for the treatment selected.

Effectively applies treatment techniques appropriate to the patient's needs including physical agents, therapeutic exercise procedures, developmental activities, neurophysiological treatment techniques, functional activities and manual therapy.

Effectively adapts the patient's environment to reduce or eliminate barriers to optimal function, including but not limited to acute care, work site evaluation, home safety evaluations and equipment.

Job Requirements

Must be well versed in all aspects of physical therapy. Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy Program. Must be licensed to practice Physical Therapy. Must show evidence of good analytical assessment skills, independent decision making abilities and excellent skills in treatment documentation.

BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS: (Candidates must answer)

1. Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy Program.

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2. Licensed Physical Therapist.

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3. Able to show evidence of good analytical assessment skills, independent decision making abilities and excellent skills in treatment documentation.

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Please send resume in Word format to amel14@job2r.com as an attachment and include salary, phone number and reference Job #2765. Candidates must also provide responses to the employer's BOTTOM-LINE REEQUIREMENTS which are numbered and listed above!