The Physical Therapist is responsible for assessing and identifying patient care needs and priorities for care through evaluation, assessment, planning, providing treatment and delegating care for patients with physical and/or cognitive disabilities to improve functional independence. This process focuses on patient/family needs and assessing the patient's response to care and progress toward outcomes.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
*Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
*Performs and documents an initial patient evaluation and assesses the data to identify problems.
*Establishes, documents and provides a plan of care with functional, measurable, SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely) goals based on evaluation of the examination data and patient needs.
*Provides or delegates and supervises physical therapy patient interventions in a safe, predictable manner consistent with the established data evaluation and the plan of care.
*Provides and documents patient/family education regarding current condition and plan of care, including home program/discharge instructions.
*Performs and documents patient re-examination, re-evaluates the data, and modifies and documents the plan of care.
*Communicates relevant patient care information with other health care professionals.
*Maintains current clinical competency per department guidelines.
Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) school of Physical Therapy with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Current licensure in the State of Nebraska required. Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) required.
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