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Physical Therapist

Company: Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers physical therapy programs to restore function, prevent disability, and help patients reach their maximum level of independence. Provides assessment of patient condition based on diagnosis from the referring physician. Develops and updates an appropriate plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family to assist in returning them to their prior level of function. Improves and/or facilitates quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education. Helps people achieve fitness goals, regain or maintain their independence, and lead active lives. Education - Required: Bachelor#s Degree Physical Therapy Education - Preferred: Doctorate Physical Therapy Experience - Required: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required: Demonstrates sound clinical reasoning in synthesizing data gathered in the evaluation and identifying treatment diagnoses. Knowledge of physical therapy techniques. Must be able to provide safe, compassionate, and competent physical therapy treatments. Must be able to communicate with patients, family, and co-workers in a friendly, supportive manner. Licensure - Required: Physical Therapist Upon Hire and Drivers License Required for Homecare/Hospice/Home based outpatient positions. Upon Hire Certifications - Required: CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Upon Hire and BCLS - Basic Life Support Upon Hire Additional Qualifications: Must have current auto insurance at PA state minimum required levels (specific to Homecare/Hospice/Home-based Outpatient positions). #LI-ML1

Job Summary:

Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers physical therapy programs to restore function, prevent disability, and help patients reach their maximum level of independence. Provides assessment of patient condition based on diagnosis from the referring physician. Develops and updates an appropriate plan of care in collaboration with the patient/family to assist in returning them to their prior level of function. Improves and/or facilitates quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education. Helps people achieve fitness goals, regain or maintain their independence, and lead active lives.

Education - Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree Physical Therapy

Education - Preferred:

  • Doctorate Physical Therapy

Experience - Required:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:

  • Demonstrates sound clinical reasoning in synthesizing data gathered in the evaluation and identifying treatment diagnoses.
  • Knowledge of physical therapy techniques.
  • Must be able to provide safe, compassionate, and competent physical therapy treatments.
  • Must be able to communicate with patients, family, and co-workers in a friendly, supportive manner.

Licensure - Required:

  • Physical Therapist Upon Hire and
  • Drivers License Required for Homecare/Hospice/Home based outpatient positions. Upon Hire

Certifications - Required:

  • CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Upon Hire and
  • BCLS - Basic Life Support Upon Hire

Additional Qualifications:

Must have current auto insurance at PA state minimum required levels (specific to Homecare/Hospice/Home-based Outpatient positions).

#LI-ML1

Keywords: Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health, Bethlehem , Physical Therapist, Other , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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