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Physical Therapist - Coldwater

Job Summary:  Plans and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of body part.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Determines appropriateness of prescribed therapies and goals for identified pathophysiological state.
  • Records treatment, test procedures, patient response, and results of such as required by hospital and department policy.
  • Reviews and evaluates physician’s referral (prescription) and patient’s medical record to determine physical therapy treatment required.
  • Performs patient tests, measurements and evaluations.
  • Administers therapeutic exercises to improve or maintain muscle function.
  • Instructs, motivates and assists patients in exercises.
  • Administers treatments involving application of physical agents.
  • Administers manual therapy.
  • Administers traction to relieve neck and back pain using intermittent and static traction equipment.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.

Minimum Qualifications:  Licensed physical therapist by the State of Michigan or ability to become licensed within three (3) months of hire. BLS certification within three (3) months of hire.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   One (1) year out-patient experience preferred. Demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.

Working Conditions: Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements:  Constantly stand, reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear.  Frequently sit, walk, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 50+ lbs. 

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