Aids patients to correct and/or adjust to disabilities by selecting, adapting and using appropriate physical therapy procedures, following physician's orders; and participates in the University's teaching program.
Plans a program of patient treatment, related to diagnosis, prognosis, emotional needs or problems, patient's environment, etc., working from physician's general or specific order:
Assists in planning for the patient's discharge from the hospital:
Assists in directing, guiding and evaluating clinical experience of medical and paramedical students assigned to unit, including affiliating physical therapy students.
Maintains all required records and summaries.
Keeps current in the field by reading, attendance at selected professional meetings and seminars, etc.
Performs other related duties as requested or assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy, or Bachelor's with certificate in Physical Therapy (usually 5 years). Master's in same or related field desirable. New York State license.