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Physical Therapist Specialist - Full Time - Physical Therapy

Company: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Job Description:

Tracking Code

20184113

Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY: Under general direction assesses, treats and evaluates patients who require physical therapy services in collaboration with physicians, other healthcare providers, and patient/family.

The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Provides physical therapy assessment, testing, treatment and evaluation of patients in an accurate and timely manner.

Adheres to the regulatory and practice standards of physical therapy. Documents evaluation outcomes, findings and treatments. Coordinates patient discharge. Educates patient/family with physical therapy exercises, activities and equipment.

Maintains statistical information of referrals and treatments. Orders, provides and evaluates durable medical equipment/devices based on needs of patient.

Supervises, trains and delegates activities of support staff, interns and volunteers. Develops staff skills and training plans. Provides patient, family and community education. Acts as clinical instructor for student physical therapists; provides educational opportunities for volunteers to observe; and promotes the field of physical therapy.

Participates in care conferences, rounds and various committees. Educates staff on physical therapy issues. Represents the organization at community and professional events.

Performs other duties as assigned.Required Skills



  • Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of physical therapy.

  • Knowledge of direct patient care for physical therapy patients.

  • Knowledge of equipment and instruments used in daily activities.
  • Skill in assessing, treating and evaluating physical therapy patients.

  • Skill in using applicable equipment and instruments.

  • Skill in effectively managing, leading and training staff, and delegating tasks and authority.

  • Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.

  • Skill in critical thinking in the performance of physical therapy.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.


    Required ExperienceMINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

    A Master's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited college program. Progressively responsible professional/exempt work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION

    Non-supervisory - Two thousand (2,000) hours in the specialty area of direct patient care, and passed the specialist board exam.

    OR

    Completed or enrolled in a residency or fellowship in the area of the specialty and upon completion of the residency, pass the board exam in that specialty.

    Direct Patient Care/ Electrophysiologic Testing: Applicants must submit evidence of 2,000 hours of direct patient care in the specialty area within the last ten years. 25% of which must have occurred within the last three years. The applicant must include evidence of performing a minimum of 500 complete electroneuromyography examinations during those hours. The remainder of the patient hours may include observation of examinations and supervised examinations.

    Direct patient care must include activities in each of the elements of patient/client management applicable to the specialty area and included in the Description of Specialty Practice: Clinical Electrophysiologic Physical Therapy (DSP). These elements, as defined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, are examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention.

    Each board-certified specialist is obligated to participate in ongoing professional development, within his or her designated specialty area, which leads to a level of practice consistent with acceptable standards.

    MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION


    • Current State of Alaska Physical Therapy License OR a current Physical Therapist License in another state and must obtain an Alaska Physical Therapy License within 6 months.

    • Current Basic Life Support card required.

    • Must Pass the APTA Specialist Certification Exam in Clinical Electrophysiologic and or be in a residency program that is preparing you to take the exam upon completion.


      Job Location

      Anchorage, Alaska, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

Keywords: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage , Physical Therapist Specialist - Full Time - Physical Therapy, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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