Physical Therapist Job Description

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Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist responsibilities

  • Identifying and meeting patients’ goals and needs
  • Offering cost-effective treatments that help improve clients’ motion and mobility
  • Reducing the need for medications and providing alternatives to surgery

Physical Therapist Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a committed Physical Therapist to act as the patient’s partner throughout the trip of restoring motion and ensuring that the client will function at their personal best. You will maximize the quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, diagnosis, treatment or intervention, and rehabilitation.

Responsibilities

  • Identify and meet patients’ goals and needs
  • Offer cost-effective treatments that help improve clients’ motion and mobility
  • Reduce the need for medications and provide alternatives to surgery
  • Develop care plans using a variety of treatment techniques
  • Create fitness- and wellness-oriented programs tailored to patients’ specific needs
  • Provide quality, personalized and evidence-based care and proven interventions
  • Motivate patients during treatment in order to help them function optimally
  • Promote clients’ healthy lifestyle by improving strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination
  • Consult and practice with other health professionals
  • Evaluate effects and monitor and communicate progress
  • Document patient care services

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Intensive education and clinical expertise
  • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
  • Current knowledge of treatment practices
  • Drive to continually learn and grow
  • Professional behaviour
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid licence to practice physical therapy
  • Graduate degree or greater in physical therapy

Physical Therapist Job Description Examples

Physical Therapist • Penn Medicine

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST • Tower Health

Overview

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Physical Therapist • NovaCare Rehabilitation.

Full time Physical Therapist in our outpatient orthopedic center

in Southwest Philadelphia, PA...

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Physical Therapist Assistant - In-Home Outpatient Therapy • PowerBack Rehabilitation

Powerback is a new way of delivering recovery, rehabilitation, respiratory, and wellness services to patients across the nation. We deliver an empowered approach to achieving your full potential by providing integrated and individualized solutions. Our reimagined approach to rehabilitation connects directly to the patient experience, which is centered on transforming the road to recovery for......

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