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Position:  Physical Therapist
Location:  Altamonte Springs, FL
Job Id:  105
# of Openings:  1

Nirvana Health Services

220 E. Central Parkway, Suite 2070
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
(407) 647-5008
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: Physical Therapist

Nirvana Health Services is looking for a dynamic Physical Therapist in Altamonte Springs, FL area to join our ever growing therapy department.

Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school 
  • Current license as a Physical Therapist in the state(s) of practice.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in an acute care setting or equivalent experience.
  • Current driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportation.
  • CPR certification.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Reports to: Director of Rehabilitation

Duties and Responsibilities:

A Physical Therapist will provide care to patients based on the application of scientific physical therapy principles. Responsibilities of the Physical Therapist include (but are not limited to):

  • Plans and administers medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries, or muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability
  • Reviews physician's referral (prescription) and patient's condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required
  • Tests and measures patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and records findings to develop or revise treatment programs
  • Plans and prepares written treatment program based on evaluation of patient data
  • Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various physical activities, such as non manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities, and in use of assistant and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses
  • Administers treatments involving application of physical agents, using equipment, such as hydrotherapy tanks and whirlpool baths, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines
  • Evaluates effects of treatment at various stages and adjusts treatments to achieve maximum benefit
  • Records treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enters information into computer.

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