Physical Therapist Job Description

A Physical Therapist job description template to hire for your Healthcare department.

About the Physical Therapist Position

We are looking for a committed Physical Therapist to act as the patient’s partner throughout the journey of restoring motion. You'll ensure that the client will function at their personal best. You will maximize their quality of life and movement potential within the fields of promotion٫ prevention٫ diagnosis٫ treatment or intervention٫ and rehabilitation.

Physical Therapist Responsibilities

  • Identify and meet patients’ goals and needs
  • Offer cost-effective treatments that help improve clients’ motion and mobility
  • Reduce the need for medications and provide alternatives to surgery
  • Develop care plans using a variety of treatment techniques
  • Create fitness- and wellness-oriented programs tailored to patients’ specific needs
  • Provide qualityŮ« personalized and evidence-based care and proven interventions
  • Motivate patients during treatment to help them function optimally
  • Promote clients’ healthy lifestyle by improving strengthŮ« flexibilityŮ« balanceŮ« and coordination
  • Consult and practice with other health professionals
  • Evaluate effects and monitor and communicate progress
  • Document patient care services

Physical Therapist Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a physical therapist
  • Intensive education and clinical expertise
  • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
  • Current knowledge of treatment practices
  • Drive to learn and grow on a constant basis
  • Professional behavior
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid license to practice physical therapy
  • Graduate degree or greater in physical therapy

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