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GENERAL SUMMARY The Physical Therapist, as a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides appropriate assessment and therapeutic intervention to maximize the client's physical functioning. Active participation is required in discipline staff in services and educational programs. The Physical Therapist provides quality client care considering age-specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent practice in accordance with APTA standards of practice and code of ethics and Special Tree Rehabilitation System policies and procedures. Full-time/Day Shift availability
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: •Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team to develop interdisciplinary care plans for clients served by that team. •Provides evaluation and treatment using accepted Physical Therapy procedures, techniques, and modalities. •Provides client, family, and staff education and training as needed and documents appropriately. •Documents client evaluations, progress notes, care plans, discharge summaries, and outcomes data in accordance with existing criteria. •Participates in Care Conferences and Team Meetings and communicates with members of the team concerning client treatment as necessary. •Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships with team and approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.
•Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy Curriculum at an APTA recognized university or college. •Licensed to practice Physical Therapy in the State of Michigan. •CPR certified. •Prefer 2 years' experience/exposure to a variety of physical therapy clients. •Ability to delegate work and responsibility to Physical Therapist Assistants, Therapy Service Technicians, students, and volunteers. •Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with clients, families, physicians, and other interdisciplinary team members.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefit package included.
About Special Tree Rehabilitation System
Special Tree Rehabilitation System. Founded in 1974, Special Tree is one of the Midwest's premier neurorehabilitation providers for adults and children with brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma, and other disabilities. With more than 700 staff at nearly 30 Michigan locations, Special Tree offers a complete continuum of rehabilitation and care and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF), the Joint Commission, and recognized by the Michigan Quality Council.
Services include inpatient treatment with specialized 24-hour nursing and respiratory care, residential services, supported living apartments, comprehensive outpatient services, home and community rehabilitation and a wide range of children's programs. Our whole person approach to rehabilitation encompasses one's body, mind, heart, and spirit. We call it the Science of Caring, and it is at the center of everything we do.