Develop/implement a conditioning/rehabilitation program consistent with physicians Plan of Treatment and the overall goals of the patient/rehab team. Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results.
The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats residents, under orders from a physician, through the use of a variety of therapeutic procedures designed to restore loss of muscle strength, coordination and body alignment, to relieve pain and to improve movement and function. The Physical Therapist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Physical Therapy.
Provide the clinical leadership for care/services provided within the Specialty and develops physician protocols for Specialty patients within scope of practice, to ensure stated Specialty outcomes are achieved.