Kennedy Krieger Institute

PHYSICAL THERAPIST II - MUSCLE CLINIC

Vacancy ID
5419
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Physical Therapy
Job Location : Street
801 N. Broadway
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

This is a clinical/research position. Experience with clinical care and research to work with muscular dystrophy patients and clinical trial experience preferred.

 

The Physical Therapist II will perform evaluation and subsequent planning, execution, and supervision of therapy programs for persons with neuromotor dysfunction.  The Physical Therapist II participates in intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary training programs for affiliating students, staff, and community agencies and may provide clinical supervision of physical therapy students, physical therapist assistants and physical therapy aides; and maintains appropriate patient records.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Evaluate assigned patients; plan programs; execute, supervise, and document programs as planned.
  2. Participate in the development and execution of policies and procedures
  3. Participate in performance improvement projects, service excellence, and prepare for certification/review by outside regulatory agencies
  4. Provide instruction to caregivers regarding home and community programming.
  5. Maintain written documentation, including patient reports, according to procedures of department, Institute, and Maryland PT guidelines.
  6. Develop and/or coordinate all patient and staff education programs within area of specialty and assure continuity in clinical and patient education programs as part of the orientation process.
  7. Supervise affiliating students and clinical staff as assigned.
  8. Assist in training and the development of treatment protocols and clinical policies and procedures in area of specialty.
  9. Assist in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy.
  • Must be licensed, or eligible for license, to practice physical therapy in the State of Maryland

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Three years experience in Physical Therapy with at least two years documented experience in area of specialty.
  • Experience in pediatrics and/or rehabilitation and treatment preferred.

 

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