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Licensed Therapist / Physical Therapy / New Mexico / Physical Therapist Job

Company: All Medical Personnel
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Specialty: Physical TherapistJob Description: Performs accurate measurements of muscle strength in patients with varied neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders using manual techniques. Performs goniometric measurement of joint range of motion. Assesses patients' needs for functional training by performing functional (activities of daily living) tests including bed mobility, sitting and standing balance, safety precautions in teaching ambulation to patient. Evaluates patients' needs for standard ambulation aids, uses correct methods for fitting the aid, instructs patient in correct use of aid, and utilizes essential safety precautions in teaching ambulation to patient. Evaluates sensation of patient through physical examination for program planning and patient education. Assesses need for and fit of orthotic/prosthetic devices. Evaluates neurodevelopmental status utilizing observation of the performance of developmental activities and assessment of reflex integration. Uses good body mechanics while handling equipment and working with patients. Performs treatments designed to improve or maintain muscular strength and/or endurance with and without the use of equipment. Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of infection control principles and sterile procedures Teaches patients, families, and others to perform or assist with selected treatment procedures and functional activities. Establishes priorities that will achieve defined physical and psychosocial goals of a therapeutic program. Modifies the treatment program in keeping with the individual patient's response to it.Qualifications: Graduate of a school of Physical Therapy accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Currently licensed or eligible for licensure by the State of New Mexico. 1 or 2 years' experience with specialties in one or more of the following areas: orthopedics, pediatrics, neurology, geriatrics, ergonomics, work conditioning Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism when interacting with patients, families, physicians, and hospital staff members.About Us: All Medical Personnel is a national leader in healthcare staffing and recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing firms. Our team of seasoned recruiters are experienced in their ability to recruit, screen and place medical professionals for all types of healthcare settings

Keywords: All Medical Personnel, Midland , Licensed Therapist / Physical Therapy / New Mexico / Physical Therapist Job, Healthcare , Hobbs, Texas

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