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Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist

Job Type 
PRN As Needed
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-OK-Durant
Posted Date 
10/11/2017

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Overview

Summary of Essential Functions for the Position:

 

A Registered Physical Therapist (PT) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their

place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction

and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Branch Manager. Supervises Physical Therapy Assistant

and Home Health Aide.

 

Qualifications / Licensure / Certification / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

 

1. Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.

2. Two (2) years experience, preferred.

3. Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.

4. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

5. Must have a current valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance and reliable transportation.

6. Must be flexible, innovative and possess good interpersonal skills.

7. CPR certified with American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

 

Educational Requirements:

 

High School Diploma or GED. Graduate from a physical therapist curriculum approved by the American

Physical Therapy Association, or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American

Medical Association, or the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association and American

Physical Therapy Association.

 

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

 

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes. Requires considerable

physical effort most of the day including kneeling, squatting, reaching, twisting, climbing, walking, exposure to

temperature and humidity changes and maximal assist in lifting and/or transferring of a 100 pound patient. Must

possess sight/hearing senses or use appropriate adaptive devices that will enable senses to function at a level

required to meet the essential duties of the position. Must provide evidence of annual TB test and other state-
required tests or examinations. Be able to tolerate exposure to elements including, but not limited to, odors,

blood, body fluids and excrements, adverse environmental conditions and hazardous materials.