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Kennedy Krieger Institute PHYSICAL THERAPIST II in Columbia, Maryland

Overview

the Physical Therapist II will perform evaluation and subsequent planning, execution, and supervision of therapy programs for persons with neuromotor dysfunction. The Physical Therapist II participates in intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary training programs for affiliating students, staff, and community agencies and may provide clinical supervision of physical therapy students, physical therapist assistants and physical therapy aides; and maintains appropriate patient records.

Responsibilities

  1. Evaluate assigned patients; plan programs; execute, supervise, and document programs as planned.

  2. Participate in the development and execution of policies and procedures

  3. Participate in performance improvement projects, service excellence, and prepare for certification/review by outside regulatory agencies

  4. Provide instruction to caregivers regarding home and community programming.

  5. Maintain written documentation, including patient reports, according to procedures of department, Institute, and Maryland PT guidelines.

  6. Develop and/or coordinate all patient and staff education programs within area of specialty and assure continuity in clinical and patient education programs as part of the orientation process.

  7. Supervise affiliating students and clinical staff as assigned.

  8. Assist in training and the development of treatment protocols and clinical policies and procedures in area of specialty.

  9. Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Three years experience in Physical Therapy with at least two years documented experience in area of specialty.

  • Experience in pediatrics and/or rehabilitation and treatment preferred.

RELATED TRAINING:

  • Must be licensed, or eligible for license, to practice physical therapy in the State of Maryland

Vacancy ID 6711

Pos. Category Rehab Therapy - Physical Therapy

Job Location : Street 9730 Patuxent Woods Drive

# of Hours 40.00

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia

Pos. Type Regular Full Time

Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer M/F/Disability/ProtectedVet

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