Physical Therapist Job Description

A physical therapist is a person who uses a variety of techniques to treat musculoskeletal injuries, sports injuries, joint problems, and diseases. They also help patients regain use of their bodies, increase their ability to move, and recover from illness and surgery.

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Updated on:     
October 23, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Physical Therapist to work with us full-time. We're a busy medical practice and we need someone who can help us provide top-notch care to our patients. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of patients, be able to keep up with a fast-paced environment, and be able to provide excellent customer service. If you think you would be a good fit for our team, please apply today!

Physical Therapist Duties:

  • Treating patients through various methods including exercise, massage, manual therapy, and exercises to enhance strength, range of motion, balance, and coordination
  • Discipline patients, maintain patient records, and communicate with patients, family, and other providers
  • Make referrals to other specialists when necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Therapist Responsibilities:

  • Perform plan of care with patients, utilizing manual and mechanical techniques, and assessing muscle and joint function
  • Advise patients on proper posture, exercise, and daily activities
  • Maintain exam and treatment records
  • Assist in injury and rehabilitation education programs

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy, human movement science, or related field
  • Current licensure as a physical therapist from appropriate state
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a physical therapist
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Company Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We're proud to have a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.