#PHYSI77793

Physical Therapist - Outpatient Rehab (PT, Days)

2020-09-10
  • Organization

  • Tennova Health Care - Clarksville Tennova Health Care - Clarksville

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  • Part Time

Job Description

The Physical Therapist functions under the general supervision of the Rehab Manager and/or Director of Rehabilitation Services. The Physical Therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides physical therapy evaluations, modalities, and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. The Physical Therapist accurately assesses patients’ needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; provides patient and family teaching; and works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.

The Physical Therapist functions under the general supervision of the Rehab Manager and/or Director of Rehabilitation Services. The Physical Therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides physical therapy evaluations, modalities, and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. The Physical Therapist accurately assesses patients’ needs; identifies and initiates appropriate physical therapy interventions; provides patient and family teaching; and works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork. These functions are carried out according to hospital policy in accordance with the mission and vision of the hospital and consistent with the philosophy of the department. The Physical Therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by Physical Therapist Assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students.

Education / License / Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy required
  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the State of Tennessee required
  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card required

Experience / Skills:

  • One year of experience in the care of patients in an acute hospital, outpatient, or acute rehab setting is preferred
  • Good general health and stress coping ability is required
  • Must possess full mobility and the ability to participate in vigorous activity
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