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Physical Therapist

Location
Euclid, Ohio
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.

Physical Therapist
Outpatient-Part-time
Euclid Hospital

Evaluate and treat adult and geriatric patients at our Euclid Hospital Outpatient Center with a focus on treating orthopedic and neurologic populations.

 

Euclid Hospital is located on 17 acres along the Lake Erie shoreline and  has a strong history of caring for the community, which is a tradition that continues today.

 

Please state your interest and background in your cover letter.

 

New graduates considered; experience preferred. 

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Supervises activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or certificate required.
  • Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Certifications:

  • Current State licensure as a Physical Therapist (PT).
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Experience in Clinical area preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling.
  • Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson and Ministry of Labor.
  • Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
  • Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
  • Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
  • Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families.
  • Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 
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Details

  • Job Reference: 703251943-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Euclid, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent