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Spine PT CNS

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats patients, communicates to referral sources, provides daily documentation and marketing services.


Evaluates and treats physical therapy patients and communicates to referral sources about patient's initial condition, progress, and discharge disposition.

Completes patient related and non-patient related documentation in a timely manner.

May delegate and supervise the patient care of PTAs, support staff and students.

Markets services to patients, referral sources, and the public.

Forms and maintains positive interpersonal relationships with patients and staff. Practices team work.

Effectively organizes work assignments and time, without compromising quality patient care, to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.

Achieves personal and professional development through participation in continuing education, in-services, orientation programs and student programs.

Maintains an orderly and safe work environment. Keeps treatment areas and department clean and orderly.

Other duties as assigned.

Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.

Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.


Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy.


Current license to practice Physical Therapy in Ohio. (PT)

BLS certification.

Complexity of Work:

Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

Ability to establish and maintain courteous cooperative and respectful relations with patients and staff.

Work Experience:

Previous experience 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 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.


Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , Spine PT CNS, Other , Akron, Ohio

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