The Physical Therapist is a skilled member of the health care team and provides therapeutic services to patients through the use of initial assessments, therapeutic procedures and interventions in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the hospital and applicable law. Treats disabilities, injuries, and disease through the use of therapeutic techniques according to prescriptions from a physician, performs testing and evaluation procedures on patients. Evaluation and treatment programs are developed through the use of a variety of therapeutic procedures designed to restore loss of muscle strength, coordination and body alignment to control pain and to improve movement and function. This position oversees the supervision of support staff to ensure quality of care and maximum productivity. The Physical Therapist functions in accordance with the State Practice Act.Qualifications
Minimum Experience: Two years experience working in a rehabilitation environment preferred.
- Current Arizona State License to administer Physical Therapy Services
- nBiannual CPR certification and completion of mid-cycle CPR demonstration.
- Annual health screening
- Annual online learning requirements
- Ability to read and communicate effective in English.
- Additional languages preferred
St. Luke's Medical Center / Tempe St. Luke's Hospital are Equal Opportunity Employers; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled