Physical Therapist, Vestibular, Outpatient

Cleveland Clinic

Westlake, OH

Job posting number: #7097986 (Ref:27084585536)

Posted: April 13, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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Physical Therapist, Vestibular, Outpatient

Full Time
Westlake Medical Campus

Join our team at Cleveland Clinic Westlake Medical Campus Outpatient
Interdisciplinary team approach in the patient management of vestibular and balance disorders. This position will allow the therapist to evaluate and treat a variety of vestibular and orthopedic patients at Westlake and be part of our multidisciplinary team.

Outpatient clinic located in Westlake, OH, a Westside suburb of Cleveland. Easy access from I-90. Located just north off of the Columbia Road Exit. Free parking adjacent to work site.

No weekends or holidays
Prefer outpatient experience with Orthopedic and Vestibular rehabilitation

Herdman Certification Preferred.
Prefer outpatient experience with Orthopedic and Vestibular rehabilitation

Newly licensed considered with strong vestibular clinical rotations.

PLEASE STATE YOUR SPECIFIC INTEREST and BACKGROUND IN YOUR COVER LETTER.

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or certificate required.
  • Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Certifications:

  • 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.

Work Experience:

  • Experience in Clinical area preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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. 

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Job posting number:#7097986 (Ref:27084585536)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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