Rehabilitation services job opportunities

Rehabilitation services professionals at Norton Healthcare are a valuable asset to our hospital teams, medical offices and patients.

Positions within rehabilitation services at Norton Healthcare include:

  • Physical therapist assistant
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech pathologist

A typical day for a physical therapist assistant at Norton Healthcare

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a physical therapist assistant include:

  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients as they practice exercises or functional activities.
  • Observe patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress, and provide results to physical therapist in person or through progress notes.
  • Confer with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying or coordinating treatment.
  • Administer active or passive manual therapeutic exercises; therapeutic massage; aquatic physical therapy; or heat, light, sound or electrical modality treatments, such as ultrasound.
  • Measure patients’ range of joint motion, body parts or vital signs to determine effects of treatments or for evaluations.

A typical day for a physical therapist at Norton Healthcare

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a physical therapist include:

  • Plan, prepare or carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain or prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
  • Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify issues and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.

A typical day for an occupational therapist at Norton Healthcare

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for an occupational therapist include:

  • Complete and maintain necessary records.
  • Test and evaluate patients’ physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients.
  • Train caregivers how to provide for the needs of patients during and after therapy.

A typical day for a speech pathologist at Norton Healthcare

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a speech pathologist include:

  • Monitor patients’ progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Develop or implement treatment plans for stuttering, delayed language, swallowing disorders, inappropriate pitch, harsh voice or other issues based on own assessments and recommendations of physicians, psychologists or social workers.
  • Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as client Medicaid or billing records, caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress and discharge of clients.

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Position requirements

Physical therapist assistant

Education: Associate degree in physical therapy

Credentials: Physical therapist assistant

Physical therapy

Education: Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy

Credentials: Physical therapist

Occupational therapy

Education: Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy

Credentials: Occupational therapist (state)

Speech pathology

Education: Master’s degree in speech therapy or speech pathology

Credentials:

  • Certified speech language pathology (national)
  • Speech language pathology (state)
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