Completion of verified program in Rehabilitation (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, appropriate therapy assistant programs) approved by the American Medical Association and the appropriate American Therapy Association (APTA, AOTA) required.
Valid registration and licensure as a therapist/assistant with the state of Pennsylvania required.
Must meet applicable Federal, State and Local Laws and Regulations.
Previous experience preferred.
Must possess knowledge of care and use of equipment within the department.
Basic knowledge of other departments of the hospital preferred.
Department / Location: Rehab
The staff therapist works in close conjunction with the Director of Rehabilitation aiding in the efficient coordination of the department programming. The therapist treats patients according to specified prescription and protocol in any of the variety of treatment methods available. Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance, facilitates those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology and to promote and maintain health.