Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.
Physical Therapist, O/P Chestnut Commons and Lorain
The Cleveland Clinic Rehab and Sports Therapy Department has an opportunity for an Experienced Sports/Orthopaedic Physical Therapist, or Post Orthopedic/ Sport PT residency graduate. Elevate your Physical Therapy career by joining a dynamic team who have a close relationship with our Orthopaedic Surgeons and sports medicine team.
Located conveniently 303 Chestnut Commons Dr. Elyria, Ohio 44035 (Home Department)
Operating Monday – Friday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Schedule Expectations: 5 days/week with minimum 2 evenings week till 7pm.
Saturday schedules based on patient access needs.
Prefer 3 years' experience as an Outpatient Physical Therapist in Orthopaedics and/or Sports Medicine specialty.
Prefer APTA Board Certified Sports/Orthopaedic Specialist.
Newly Licensed are welcome to apply especially with Ortho Clinical rotation.
We invite you to discover more about this opportunity by applying and submitting current resume and state your specific interest and background in cover letter
Performs initial and on-going assessments of patient's condition.
Establishes, revises and evaluates a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient/family according to their capabilities and desires.
Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.
Supervises activities of physical therapy assistants, students and other support personnel.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or certificate required.
Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Current State licensure as a Physical Therapist (PT).
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Complexity of Work:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Experience in Clinical area preferred.
Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling.
Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson and Ministry of Labor.
Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families.
Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.