Functions under physician’s orders. Provides and directs physical therapy services to residents, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, and completes related documentation and communication. Common programs include: ambulation training, strengthening and conditioning, contracture management, wound care, cardiac rehab, balance training, modalities, orthotics, and back injury protection.
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Successful completion of National Certification Examination for RPT. Current state licensure or license eligible. Regular attendance.