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Physical Therapist

Posted on Apr 9, 2022 by Sol PT

Tucson, AZ 85712
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Sol Physical Therapy is currently seeking an experienced Physical Therapist to join our team. We are seeking a clinician with a focus in hand therapy or orthopedics, while other fields including vestibular, sports and concussion rehabilitation would be possibilities for growth in the clinic The right candidate will be a team player with the patient's best interest at the center of their focus.

**Currently offering a $2,500 Sign-on Bonus**

Job Duties (Includes but not limited to):

Applicants should have a strong background in manual therapy and development of exercise programs for a variety of orthopedic patients. Prior certifications or interest in becoming certified in dry needling, blood-flow restriction, kinesiotape are preferred. Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining physical therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription. Helps patient accomplish treatment plan and accept therapeutic devices by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as nonmanual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities and in using assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses. Administers physical therapy treatments by using soft tissue techniques; initiating traction; applying physical agents; and ultrasound machines; directing treatments given by assistants. Evaluates effects of physical therapy treatments and fit of prosthetic and orthotic devices by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending adjustments and modifications. Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences. Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing home exercise programs; instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Maintains patient confidence and protects the company's operations by keeping information confidential. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Complies with Federal, State, and Local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. About Sol Physical Therapy:

Sol Physical Therapy is an outpatient physical therapy clinic that provides care for patients of all ages. We treat a variety of orthopedic problems including sprains and strains, fractures and surgical repair, joint reconstruction and replacement surgeries, sports or work related injuries, motor vehicle accidents and vestibular (dizziness) rehabilitation to name a few.

Reference: 1560129840

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