Top "must-have" skills for this job – 1. Bachelor/Masters/Doctorate of Science degree in Physical Therapy. 2. Current license in the state of practice. Tell me about this job – The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats residents, under orders from a physician, through the use of a variety of therapeutic procedures designed to restore loss of muscle strength, coordination and body alignment, to relieve pain and to improve movement and function. The Physical Therapist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Physical Therapy.