|1.Under the supervision of the physical therapist, provides skilled physical therapy services to patients and skilled education/instruction to patients and caregivers according to the plan of treatment.
2.Completes documentation accurately, timely, according to regulatory and state licensure requirements, and within professional standards.
3.Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients. May act as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
4.Mentors and provides oversight to therapy aides. Provides clinical instruction and training to physical therapy assistant students.
5.Recommends and participates in development of new services and programs, quality improvement and monitoring activities.
6.Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional activities.
7.Performs other duties as assigned.