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Physical Therapist, Inpatient Acute Care, Medina Hospital

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Medina
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Physical Therapist
Medina HospitalFull TimeMedina Hospital has a full time opportunity providing Evaluation/ Treatment to adult and geriatric patients in the Acute Care Setting.


  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
  • Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
  • Supervises activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree or certificate required.
    • Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.Certifications:
      • Current State licensure as a Physical Therapist (PT).
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.Complexity of Work:
        • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.Work Experience:
          • Experience in Clinical area preferred.Physical Requirements:
            • Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling.
            • Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson and Ministry of Labor.
            • Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
            • Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
            • Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
            • Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families.
            • Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , Physical Therapist, Inpatient Acute Care, Medina Hospital, Healthcare , Medina, Ohio

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