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Physical Therapist I-PT I

Reference Number: RKPAPT21005

Physical Therapist I-PT I
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Philadelphia, PA
duration  4.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Pharmaceutical
Job Description

Physical Therapist I-PT I

Job Summary:

Renders physical therapy services to an assigned caseload of children at the client location .
Contributes to the advancement of Physical Therapy practice through education of staff therapists, patients/families, students and other health care providers when appropriate.


Examination: Able to perform a complete history and systems reviews and determine appropriate tests and measures based on findings. May need assistance/supervision with performance of appropriate tests and measures that are unfamiliar
Evaluation: Able to synthesize information independently obtained from the examination to determine clinical diagnosis for basic, uncomplicated cases. Seeks guidance for more complex issues
Diagnosis/Prognosis: Ability to identify impairments and its impact on function and disability and develop a plan of care that integrates therapy into the lifestyle of the family. May require assistance for complex cases.
Intervention: Provides procedural interventions with mentorship as needed. Patient education is family centered by considering family lifestyle, environment, learning needs and collaborative goal setting. Documentation is thorough, complete, timely and reflects integration of all areas of patient care with assistance as needed. Identifies the needs for adaptive equipment and orthotic resources.
Outcomes: Results of patient/client interaction include high level of patient/caregiver satisfaction, reduced risk for impairment, promotion of wellness, identification of internal resources. May require assistance/mentorship for resources to do this. Identifies appropriate outcome measures to assess progress and determine appropriate plan of care or transitional service.
Demonstrates entry-level skills in PT practice and delivers evidence-based clinical care with mentorship.


***Department is looking for people with pediatric experience, preferably at a peer pediatric hospital/institution. Department is open to experience across multiple clinical settings – acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, and sports medicine.***.

Pediatric experience is required.


Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:

Physical Therapy License in State of PA and/or NJ depending on work location.

CPR Certification issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) within three (3) months of placement into position.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s degree in Physical Therapy required. Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy will be accepted for individuals licensed previous to December 31, 2002."

Required Skills


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