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Phys Therapist-Motion Analysis

Phys Therapist-Motion Analysis

Job Description

This position involves examination and analysis of patients referred to the Motion Analysis Laboratory. Main duties include physical examination, collection of motion analysis data, report generation, and collaboration with care providers to create treatment plans. Other duties may include working with students and volunteers, technical writing, and professional presentations.

PCH Values
  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties

1. Conducts physical therapy evaluations and motion analysis studies demonstrating knowledge of anatomy, physiology, motion capture theory and child development necessary to gain patient compliance with testing procedures and to ensure data quality.
2. Creates clinical reports based upon motion analysis testing and complies with Joint Commission documentation standards, including participation in Total Quality Management.
3. Builds and maintains rapport with internal and external referral sources, collaborates on data interpretation and treatment planning. Delivers results in a timely fashion.
    4. Builds and maintains rapport within the department, hospital and community, professionally interacting with physicians, families and hospital/community personnel.
    • Preparation and participation in in-service training programs on a regular basis.
    • Supervises and directs volunteers and/or students, providing input into their performance evaluations.
    5. Assists in preparation of scientific manuscripts and presentations.
    6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

    Job Requirements

    Education Requirements
    • BA or higher degree from a school accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (Required)
    Experience Requirements
    • Significant training or practice in a pediatric rehabilitation therapy department (Preferred)
    • Significant training or practice in a clinical motion analysis laboratory (Preferred)
    • Demonstrated experience in written/oral presentations; demonstrated understanding of basic statistical methods (Preferred)
    Skill Requirements
    • Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy license prior to start date (Required)
    • AZ DPS fingerprint clearance card prior to start date (Required)
    • BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association prior to start date (Required)
    • Team oriented & detail oriented (Required)
    • Strong English language communication skills: speaking, writing, presentation (Required)
    • Willing to travel for education and training (2-10 days/year) (Required)
    • Computer literate with emphasis on Microsoft Windows and Office Suite products (Preferred)
    • Spanish or Native American language skills (Preferred)
    Physical Requirements
    • Physical Requirement - Climbing (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Hearing (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Reaching (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Sitting (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Standing (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Talking (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling (Occasionally)
    • Physical Requirement - Walking (Constantly)
    • Physical Requirement - Near Vision (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Far Vision (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination (Occasionally)
    • Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance (Frequently)
    • Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance (Occasionally)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure (Applicable)
    • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals (Applicable)

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Health Care
    Education Not Specified
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Healthcare - Health Services
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 44170
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