Physical Therapists

Physical Therapists

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Integrity * Social Orientation * Dependability * Self Control * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Independence * Initiative

Representative Tasks * 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. * Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit. * Identify and document goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapist, Chief Physical Therapist, Geriatric Physical Therapist, Home Care Physical Therapist, Kinesiotherapist, Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Outpatient Physical Therapist, Pediatric Physical Therapist, Per Diem Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist, Director of Rehabilitation, Physiotherapist, Pulmonary Physical Therapist, Registered Physical Therapist (RPT), Rehabilitation Services Director, Sports Physical Therapist, Staff Physical Therapist (Staff PT), Treatment Coordinator.