• Selects and administers various evaluations appropriately and accurately.
• Develops appropriate and effective treatment programs considering P.T. evaluation results, medical referral and status, patient needs, potential patient outcomes, and probable discharge situation.
• Selects and utilizes treatment procedures correctly and appropriately in accordance with treatment plans.
• Supervises and instructs patients in the following areas: functional activities and mobility (including, but not limited to, dressing, grooming, transfers, homemaking, cognitive perceptual motor/sensory integration) and prosthetic/orthotic use.
• Assess needs for orthotic/prosthetic devices and fabricates orthotic and adaptive devices as needed.
• Evaluates the need for and makes appropriate recommendations of durable medical equipment for patients.
• Demonstrates understanding of patient condition, prognosis, and potential: demonstrates understanding of rationale and application of therapeutic techniques.
• Demonstrates body mechanics, safe and efficient patient handling skills.
• Demonstrates manual and mechanical skills in handling equipment, constructing splints, and/or adaptive devices.
• Re-evaluates patient status and/or modifies treatment plan or techniques appropriately according to change in patient status: obtains written Physicians approval for major treatment changes.
• Coordinates patient’s treatment with other P.T. staff and other health professionals; participates in interdisciplinary conferences and reports with/to disciples on patient’s progress and discharge planning.
• Demonstrates ability to terminate treatment appropriate
• Handles written and oral communications promptly, effectively, and in compliance with the facility’s policies and procedures.
• Follows all facility policies and procedures concerning patient care.
Supervision of P.T. Aides and Assistants:
Provides first line supervision of P.T. Aides and Assistants
• Assigns specific patient are responsibilities to COTA’s and Aides with adequate information to follow through.
• Provides on-going supervision of assigned tasks to assigned tasks to assure quality care.
• Provides instruction in treatment methods and regulations as assigned.
• Reviews overall performance and provides on-going feedback to Assistants and Aides.
1. State Licensure by Texas Advisory Board of Physical Therapy.
2. Current registration with AOTA
3. Maintain current CPR certification.
4. CEU’s as appropriate.
5. Current T.B. screen of one calendar year or current chest x-ray report required.
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