Activities include but are not limited to the following:
- Evaluate and assess individuals on an ongoing basis and implement appropriate treatment and goals based upon the evaluation.
- Educate individuals and/or team members about findings of the evaluation, established treatment plans, methods of treatment, and if possible, the individual’s prognosis.
- Educate team members about on-going services, injury prevention, range of motion, positioning and any other areas within the scope of physical therapy.
- Complete all required documentation according to program regulations.
- Communicate with other health care professionals relating to all aspects of the Individual Program Plan (IPP)/Individual Education Plan (IEP).
- Assist with departmental maintenance and supplies.
- Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may include meetings, trainings and committees.
- Assist in orienting students, volunteers, and new therapists within the program; provide supervision for therapy assistants as required.
- Provides assessment, fabrication, modification, and repair of adaptive equipment, as needed.
- Adhere to mandatory abuse reporting laws and HIPPA requirements.
- Establish a work environment that creates positive communication between supervisors and employees and assimilates new employees to the Agency’s culture, values and mission.
- Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards.