The average hourly pay for a Physical Therapist (PT) with Acute Care skills at RehabCare is $35.81.
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Job Description for Physical Therapist (PT)
Physical therapists are directly involved in the recovery of patients with a wide range of medical conditions on a daily basis; problems can range from simple sprained ankles or knees to extreme disabilities, such as strokes. They are generally responsible for helping people regain the abilities to perform basic daily activities and work with patients of all ages, from children to the elderly. Some may work in small outpatient rehab facilities with athletes or those with minor disabilities, or i…Read more
Physical Therapist (PT) Tasks
- Administer manual exercises, massage or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength or decrease or prevent deformity.
- Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.
- Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
- Discharge patient from physical therapy when projected outcomes have been attained and provide for follow-up care or referrals.
Popular Employer Salaries for Physical Therapist (PT)
The top respondents for the job title Physical Therapist (PT) are from the companies Munson Medical Center, HCA, Inc. and Indiana University (IU) Health. Reported salaries are highest at Mercy Hospital where the average pay is $42.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Select Medical Corporation and Kindred Healthcare, earning around $38.76 and $38.04, respectively. Indiana University (IU) Health pays the lowest at around $31.20. HCA, Inc. and Munson Medical Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $35.74 and $36.92, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Physical Therapist (PT)
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Skills in Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Long Term Care and Orthopedics are correlated to pay that is above average.
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