Date Posted: 10/07/2017
Location: Enola, PA 17025
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Full Time
Evaluates and reassesses participant to assess mobility level and other functional abilities. Provides and recommends therapeutic exercise, gait training, ambulation, etc. Plans and develops group exercise programs for maintenance therapy for participants. Renders care within their credentialed scope of practice. Responsible for the physical therapy program at LIFE; managing agency activities and material resources; implementing strategies to achieve goals developed for the assigned region as part of the annual operating plan and budget; participating in budget development coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; ensuring compliance with operating policies and procedures and outside regulatory requirements; directly supervising assigned personnel; communicating with appropriate management and staff personnel; providing periodic reports; supervises Physical Therapy Assistant.
Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy; licensed to practice as a physical therapist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Must attain and maintain CPR certification.
Skill(s): Able to speak, read, write and understand English; proficient at written and oral communication; proficient at basic math skills; effective interpersonal and communication skills; proficient computer skills; valid driver’s license and dependable means of transportation. Thorough knowledge of physical therapy principles and practices.
Experience: One year of experience working with the frail or elderly population.
Eligibility for Employment: Must meet eligibility requirements to work in a Medicare/Medicaid environment including criminal background and other eligibility clearances, clearance for communicable diseases and all required immunization must be current