Physical Therapists

Yuma, AZ 85366
9/28/2022

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Position Description

Job Summary: 

Professional member of patient's treatment team who evaluates, assesses, and delivers

services according to a written plan of treatment established by a physician. Provides supervision for all

services rendered by a physical therapy assistant. Evaluations are performed by peers.

Job Responsibilities:

Duties of the registered physical therapist include, but may not be limited to

1. Assist physician in evaluating patient's level of physical functioning and need for physical therapy

services

2. Discuss evaluation with physician to help establish a plan of treatment to assist patient to meet

maximum rehabilitation potential

3. Carry out prescribed treatments; and/or supervise PTA in carrying out PT programs

4. Establish a home program to be followed by the patient/significant other

5. Advises and consults with the family and other agency personnel and instruct patient/significant other in

home programs

6. Observe and report to physician pertinent changes in the patient's level of functioning. Communicate

changes to other team members involved in the patient's care.

7. Prepares clinical progress notes and maintain appropriate documentation of all services as per agency

policy

8. Conduct self in professional manner at all times and in all situations

9. Provide agency with all required evidence, including copy of license/registration, to allow agency to verify experience

10. Accept only those assignments for which he/she is qualified

11. Participates in in-service programs as per agency requirement

12. Comply with all state, federal, local and agency rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

Qualifications:

Minimum: Bachelor's degree from an accredited PT program approved by the council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association

Licensed/registered in the State of the HHA as a physical therapist

Minimum of two years home health experience as a physical therapist and one year supervisory

Job descripion is reviewed/revised/updated at least annually; more often if needed. Any changes are discussed with employee as they occur.

Type: Full-time
Pay: $100,000.00 to $115,000.00 per YEAR