Responsible for evaluating/assessing needs of referred patients and formulating treatment plans. Provides therapy services defined in treatment plans. Workcooperatively with physicians, case managers, and adjustors. May supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, andathletic trainers. Relies onexperience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certaindegree of creativity and latitude isrequired. Typicallyreports to a manager.
Requires a master's degree and is certified as a physical therapist. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.