Physical Therapist I evaluates and treats patients recovering from injury, disease, surgery, or other ailments. Establishes treatment plans and treats patients using a variety of methods, including exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients' pain and help them recover. Being a Physical Therapist I works cooperatively with physicians, case managers, and insurance adjusters. Documents and reports on patients' progress. Additionally, Physical Therapist I may supervise physical therapy assistants, aides, and athletic trainers. Requires a doctorate degree in physical therapy. Requires state license to practice physical therapy. Typically reports to a manager. The Physical Therapist I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Physical Therapist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.