The American Physical Therapy Association strives to improve the health and life quality of the communities through promoting and advancing physical therapist practice through research, education, and awareness. The institution is committed to increase the understanding of the role of physical therapy in the national health care system. With regard to its members, it provides resources for career advancement and improvement, such as free or discounted courses, events, conferences, articles, payment guidance, and discounts. These are also available for students and early-career physical therapists. Additional benefits include full-text access to scientific literature, board certification in specialty areas, partnership and fellowship opportunities, professional, business, and personal insurance options, and more.
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS Leads clinical practice initiatives to include all phases of planning, tracking and implementation Leads and manages initiatives related to evidence-based practice in physical therapy including clinical practice guidelines, PTNow, and standards of physical therapist practice. Coordinates the work of member content experts to support evidence-based practice initiatives and other Association programs. Thinks strategically, oversees and leads the CPG development, implementation, and continuous review processes to ensure relevance and translation of knowledge to clinicians. Leads and manages efforts related to collaboration with international physical therapy associations and other international organizations to promote evidence-based practice and promote the role of physical therapy in the management of health conditions. Identify the need for practice and education resources, and lead efforts to create resources germane to APTA and international physical therapy associations' initiatives. Communicates effectively with and supports staff and members involved in the development of practice related resources. Communicates the Association's vision and mission to internal and external stakeholders. PandoLogic. Keywords: Physical Therapist (PT), Location: Alexandria, VA - 22314