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Physical Therapist

We are looking for a physical therapist to help us improve the quality of life of our patients. You will be required to identify a patient’s problem area and address them with personalized treatment plans, to reduce the requirements of medicine or surgery. You will also be required to practice with healthcare professionals and file in reports of care plans and the progress of the patients. Your contribution will not only contribute to the care we provide here but also the lives of patients who seek to improve their lifestyle.


Hospitality Industry

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What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience in providing physical therapy and treatment for patients.
  • Learning how to monitor a patient’s progress, provide physical therapy and support.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in healthcare.
  • Exposure to the field of healthcare and its various responsibilities.


Responsibilities

  • Help a patient reduce the need for surgery and medication using various treatment and therapy techniques.
  • Identify the patients' problem and develop a care plan.
  • Provide cost-effective treatments to help clients.
  • Chart out fitness and wellness programs to improve a patient's motion and mobility.
  • Motivate patients to recover throughout treatment.
  • Collect evidence of client’s conditions and offer quality treatment tailored to their requirements.
  • Improve client’s strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination by providing the right care.
  • Collaborate and consult with other healthcare professionals.
  • Document the patient’s progress and care plans provided to them.
  • Study the effects of the plan and communicate the progress.


Requirements

  • Graduate degree in physical therapy.
  • Prior experience as a physical therapist.
  • In-depth experience in clinical practices.
  • Valid current license or certificate to practice physical therapy.
  • Knowledge of the current best practices in the field.
  • Ability to handle patients of different ailments with professionalism and empathy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Average Salary

On average $84,618 per annum.

Source - salary.com

Career Path

Physical Therapist is a job role for those with entry level to intermediate experience in the field. It is a job requiring you assist patients with physical therapy and provide treatments to help them regain their mobility and health. It also includes tasks like charting out fitness programs, collaborate with other healthcare professionals and track their progress. Here are a few steps you can take towards this job role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or physical therapy.
  • A Master’s degree or vocational course in a similar discipline.
  • Necessary license as a practicing physical therapist.
  • 1-5 years of experience in healthcare.


Career Progression

Upon receiving the necessary qualifications:

  • Exercise physiologist
  • Athletics trainer
  • Chiropractor
  • Occupational or recreational therapists
  • Audiologist
  • Nutritionist


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you choose a career as a physical therapist?

  • What qualities of yours do you think will help you in this job?

  • What do you find rewarding about this job?

Human Resources
  • How has your past experiences been with both elderly patients and children?

  • How comfortable are you to work with other doctors and nurses?

  • What makes you the best candidate for this position?

Management
  • Has there been a time where you had a conflict of interest with a patient’s family? If so, what was the issue and how did you solve it?

  • How would you handle emergencies?

  • To what extent will you protect the privacy of your patients and why?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • What routine would you suggest for someone who is recovering from an accident?

  • How do you document a patient's progress accurately?

  • Are you familiar with massaging regimes for muscle relaxing?